Bill Nye didn’t invent the selfie

There’s a misconception on the internet that Bill Nye took the first selfie and invented the phenomonon in 1996 which is just not true. There’re plenty of examples of selfies before that.

Here’s Buzz Aldrin taking a selfie in space 30 years before Nye’s selfie.

No, the first selfie is this

Robert Cornelius, taken in 1839. Not only is this the first selfie, it is the first photograph of a human face.