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Celebrities strike a pose on #NationalSelfieDay

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Ellen DeGeneres took an epic selfie at the Oscars in 2014.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Move over, summer solstice: Today is also National Selfie Day.

Created in 2014 by DJ Rick McNeely from Fishbowl Radio Network, the would-be holiday is meant to celebrate what most people already do on a daily basis: the art of the fleeting self-portrait.

The #NationalSelfieDay hashtag has been circulating on social media today and observed by celebs ranging from Ellen DeGeneres and Kermit the Frog to Ava DuVernay and even the folks at NASA. .

Here are highlights from the salute to the selfie:

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