Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter server after uploading a 'selfie' from the Oscar awards ceremony that received over a million retweets in under 40 minutes. But hers isn't the first self portrait to go viral on the Internet. From Barack Obama to Pope Francis, they have all been bitten by the bug. Here are some famous selfies
This image released by Ellen DeGeneres shows actors front row from left, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyong’o Jr., and, second row, from left, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o and Angelina Jolie as they pose for a "selfie" portrait on a cell phone during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles.