Jeb Bush offers selfie tips during stop in West Palm Beach | Photos

Jeb Bush — king of the campaign trail selfie? (Getty Images)

Jeb Bush — king of the campaign trail selfie? (Getty Images)

Jeb Bush, at a stop in West Palm Beach to speak to the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches on Monday, took time to discuss one of the hottest issues on the 2016 campaign trail: selfies.

Bush, who got standing ovations at both ends of his talk, took on a question about the ubiquitous “selfie,” saying it’s “now the 11th Amendment of the Bill of Rights. It’s inspired by our framers and founders, apparently. It’s a requirement that you take one. And I do it with great joy in my heart.”

He gave a tutorial, showing that a diagonal angle is better than a horizontal one, and that high is better than low because “you look skinnier.”

Bush’s comments almost immediately went viral.

CNN posted an article titled “Jeb Bush’s guide to selfies on the 2016 trail.

The New York Times headline on Bush’s time in West Palm Beach said “Jeb Bush Succumbs to Selfie Craze and Offers Tips on Selfie Etiquette.”

Bush even tweeted video of what he called “a master class” on taking a selfie.

For what it’s worth, Bush isn’t the only candidate rocking the selfie on the campaign trail. As supporters have more access to social media than in any presidential campaign before, candidates have latched onto the concept.

A few examples from the past year:

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes a selfie with an Iowa resident after speaking at a Pizza Ranch restaurant on March 7, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes a selfie with an Iowa resident after speaking at a Pizza Ranch restaurant on March 7, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

 

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a selfie with a supporter during the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention at the Verizon Wireless Center on September 19, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a selfie with a supporter during the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention at the Verizon Wireless Center on September 19, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

 

Former business executive Carly Fiorina, right, poses for a selfie with Joe Koberna at the Johnson County Republicans Spaghetti Dinner at Clear Creek Amana High School on April 24, 2015 in Tiffin, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former business executive Carly Fiorina, right, poses for a selfie with Joe Koberna at the Johnson County Republicans Spaghetti Dinner at Clear Creek Amana High School on April 24, 2015 in Tiffin, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

 

Democratic presidential hopeful and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, center, takes a selfie in front of the Butter Cow with his children, Grace and William, during the Iowa State Fair on August 13, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Democratic presidential hopeful and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, center, takes a selfie in front of the Butter Cow with his children, Grace and William, during the Iowa State Fair on August 13, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

 

Republican presidential candidate Ohio Governor John Kasich, left, poses for a selfie during a campaign stop at Portiillo's restaurant on September 29, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate Ohio Governor John Kasich, left, poses for a selfie during a campaign stop at Portiillo’s restaurant on September 29, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

 

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, right, takes a selfie as he greets guests outside the Alpha Gamma Rho house during a campaign stop at Iowa State University on October 24, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, right, takes a selfie as he greets guests outside the Alpha Gamma Rho house during a campaign stop at Iowa State University on October 24, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

 

A supporter takes a selfie with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) after a watch party for the second Democratic presidential debate November 14, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

A supporter takes a selfie with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) after a watch party for the second Democratic presidential debate November 14, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

 

A supporter of Donald Trump takes a selfie with the Republican presidential candidate at a rally in front of the USS Wisconsin on October 31, 2015 in Norfolk, Virginia. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

A supporter of Donald Trump takes a selfie with the Republican presidential candidate at a rally in front of the USS Wisconsin on October 31, 2015 in Norfolk, Virginia. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Read more on Bush’s appearance in West Palm Beach, and his challenge to Donald Trump.

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