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People Think This One Photo Sums Up Campaigning in 2016

So many selfies.

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On Wednesday, Hillary Clinton held a rally at a youth center in Orlando, where she outlined plans to get more Americans with disabilities working.


When a Clinton staffer uploaded the photo to Twitter on Sunday, it immediately went viral.


Clinton has previously said selfies have changed campaigning in 2016 because she can't as easily do meet-and-greets with large crowds without being overwhelmed by photo requests.

"It's turned into the thing," Clinton told Ellen DeGeneres in January. "It used to be, you know, when I campaigned, not just for my husband, but for other people as well, and even back in the '08 campaign, you would finish an event and you would shake hands."

She said she missed hearing personal stories from voters, many of whom just decide to ask for a selfie instead.

In an interview with Esquire, she even described the phenomenon as "the tyranny of the selfie."

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

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