What about a caveman?
If Wikimedia is right, the caveman would own a copyright in his selfie (or perhaps Geico, under the work for hire doctrine) because he is a human being, capable of being an author under U.S. copyright
– Debbie Laskey, MBA
The recent Oscar awards show is in the history books. While the show may not have been very exciting, there is something that continues to generate buzz in social media circles. Ellen DeGeneres promoted a Selfie, a photo of several of her A-list pals taken by someone else.