Springfield grandpa goes viral for selfie request video

Springfield grandpa goes viral for selfie request video

SPRINGFIELD — A local grandpa has gone viral after his grandson took a video of him asking friends and family for selfies.

The video of Springfield grandfather Glen Massie came after he replaced his broken flip phone with an iPhone 8, and so he was asking his friends and family to send him selfies to add to his contacts.

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News Center 7’s Jenna Lawson spoke to Massie about his newfound internet fame.

The video has been retweeted more than 35 thousand times, and liked 171,000 times.