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HOT BLAST: When a 'selfie' gets you in hot water

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Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3:34 pm | Updated: 3:45 pm, Wed Jul 23, 2014.

The Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp isn't a place normally associated with the fun part of social media. A young Alabama woman is learning that the hard way.

If you haven't followed this odd story, here are the basics: an Alabama woman, Brianna (The Post didn't publish her name) who just graduated high school, visited the camp during a European trip. She posted a picture of herself -- a "selfie" -- taken at the camp. Since then, Twitter has exploded with criticisms of what's perceived to be this young woman's insensitivity.

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