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After selfies, social network welcome velfies as new trend
Velfie is a very short video clip, generally less than six seconds that one takes of oneself as the central figure in an action or delivering a message with a smartphone camera or webcam. In other words, the selfie has now evolved into a velfie to be shared on various social network platforms and sites. In short, it is a six-second window for self-expression on social network. It is being promoted as potent mix of technology and autobiography.

Many have taken to velfies since permissible characters on Twitter or a post on FB or Instagram, a few seconds long video clip conveys the same message with expression. It requires a skill of quick story telling about yourself. However, many think that it is a new way of bragging and self-praise to make people haughty.

The velfies are becoming a new Social network trend with a new Facebook application to make a quick video record and share it. Microsoft is also promoting I-love-my-velfie concept. However, many think that it is further creating a generation of self-absorbed individuals all the time playing with their smart phoned and webcams.

In order to make a velfie, hold the front facing phone camera in your hand and strike a pose, then make a quick video record of less than six seconds. The background should be moving but you and camera have to static. Your friends and other subjects can provide you the moving background.

Velfie-lovers are sharing their clips on the social media such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and blogs. Some people have been so stung by the trend that they are sharing a video from their trip or activity every few minutes.

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