Selfies are a huge part of our culture these days. But sometimes when people take selfies, things don’t go as planned. Whether it’s a weird facial expression, an embarrassing outfit, a really bad angle, or leaving something “personal” on the counter, selfie fails can be pretty hilarious.
People have always been drawn to documenting their silly moments which begs the question: What is it that drives us to take pictures of ourselves and share them with others? Personally, I’m not sure but one thing is clear. In the age of social media, there is no escaping from embarrassing pictures from your past. We scoured the interwebs and found 65 of the funniest photobombs and selfies you’re ever going to see. So if you’re thinking about taking a selfie and posting it online, check it twice because it might end up on the internet for everyone to see…forever!
1) Let the hilarious selfie fails begin!
“A friend’s dad learned how to take selfies and sent this to her. He’s 65.”
2) “Australian police have had enough of your $#!T.”
3) “Aww, my boyfriend is so sweet! Sneaking in shower shots of me hehe.”
4) I don’t think mom approves of her daughter’s selfie fails…
5) “Bae caught me slippin’.”
6) “Best ‘Selfie’ ever, Clark Kent style.”
7) Be careful when surfing the web on live TV!
“Breaking news: Official interest rate remains unchanged at 3.75%”
8) “Buddy sent us a picture of his turf burn. When you see it…”
9) Selfie fails when they forget to close the door.
10) Selfie fails with funny animals.
11) Cat selfie fails are so cute!
12) Selfie fails on Facebook.
“Crying like a baby. No tears? My eyes were watery trust me.”
13) Look closely for private eyes, they’re watching you.
14) Selfie fails now come with a 6-pack.
15) Toilet water selfie fails.
16) “You’ve got to give the guy credit…”
17) “Even this dog is sick of her $#!T.”
18) Dad is scaring his daughter.
19) Watch what you leave on the dresser!
20) Selfie fails that have you scratching your head.
“Finally found a pic of the quilt I made. What wait hold up…Why is your reflection looking at the camera??”
21) Selfie fails on the beach.
22) Watch what you leave on the bathroom vanity!
23) “Friend tried to take a mirror selfie…Look closely.”
24) Selfie fails with money to burn.
25) “Going to dinner because I needed an excuse to wear this.”
“The mouse approves.”
26) Selfie fails with stuffed animals.
27) New hair, new boyfriend.
“So happy with my new hair.”
28) Before and after selfie fails.
“That’s one heavy hat.”
29) “I may see a better selfie of a man, a baby, and a dog this month but I doubt it.”
30) “I know you guys don’t like selfies but I just felt so good in this photo.”
31) “Little Girl selfie gets photobombed by BEar-like Father.”
32) Flexing for mom.
33) “My boyfriend keeps taking pictures of me!”
34) Girl’s night!
“Girl’s night!!! 4 girls and a pirate?”
35) Selfie fails where you have to zoom in.
36) “Not quite gold, but I chuckled when my mom pointed this out to a friend.”
“Nice! I LOVE this picture, but I just have to ask. Is that a piece of poo at 1 o’clock in the picture? OH. MY. GOD.”
37) Asleep but awake.
38) “Three people, one webcam.”
39) Photoshopped selfie fails.
“This picture confuses me. Cute pic. Is that your new girlfriend? Old flame. This looks photoshopped and that looks like Avril Lavigne. No photoshop…And yes it is…Met her through a friend of a friend when I was playing in bands in phoenix. That was taken in an outdoor patio of a Phoenix nightspot that she ‘rented out.’ My friend got me in…Me and 9 of her friends. After many glasses of Chardonnay and cigarettes (she smokes A LOT!) I had my guitar in the car and asked if I could get it so she could sing my favorite song of hers (when you’re gone). She was more than happy to oblige…Best 3 and a half minutes of my life…”
40) “Probably the best photobomb of all time.”
41) Most selfie fails are all about the reflections…
43) Road rage.
44) There’s never a bad time to take a selfie, apparently.
45) Again, selfie fails are all about the reflections!
46) “Yeah sis’, another selfie…great idea…”
47) When you can’t use your hands, use your feet!
48) So close yet so far…
49) “Some friends took a picture and later realized that the people in the background were stuffing a baby in a cannon.”
50) Selfie fails with a spider.
51) Hang tough.
52) “That moment your camera focuses on a horse’s butt instead of your selfie.”
53) The “surprised” shot.
54) Traffic is a [censored]!
“This traffic, ugh.”
55) Selfie fails when you don’t want to know what’s happening…
56) “I took a selfie and saw myself 20 years in the future. (I’m wearing khakis too).”
57) Diaper changing time.
58) “That’s, uh, not how you hold a cat.”
59) “Went in for the selfie, got a rabies shot.”
60) “When you see it…”
61) Selfie fails with parents.
62) What is going on!
63) “One wrong move and it’s mine…”
64) Before taking a selfie, people should be careful what they leave in the shower…
65) …Or on the walls!
“Hey look, it’s a tiger poster.”
So, the next time you take a selfie, be careful! You don’t want to end up like one of these people. But, if you do happen to have a selfie fail, make sure to post it online and tag us so we can laugh along with you.
Please share these hilarious fails with your friends and family.