Tag: Selfies

Selfies Are Making More People Head To The Plastic Surgeon For Nose Jobs

A new study found that selfies can make noses 30 percent larger than they actually are. This is sending many people to the plastic surgeons in search of correcting their "large" noses.

Viral March 5, 2018

Selfies Can Make Your Nose Look 30 Percent Bigger

A mathematical model revealed that people's nose may look bigger in their selfies. What's a good distance between the face and the camera to avoid this distortion in photos?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 3, 2018

Say Hello To The Royole Selfie Stick, Goodbye To The Traditional Selfie Stick

The Royole selfie stick won the Innovation on Honoree Award during this year's CES 2018 event. We sat down with Bill Liu, Royole's Founder and CEO, about winning the award at CES 2018, the Royole selfie stick, and its new technology.

Gadgets February 9, 2018

FaceApp Launches A New Round Of Racist Filters: The App's Creator Even Defends The Controversial Move

FaceApp, the controversial photo editing app, is again under racism allegations. The app launched Asian, Black, Caucasian, and Indian as its new filters, and from the names, you already know that there would be racist undertones.

Apps/Software August 10, 2017

Huawei Nova 2 And Nova 2 Plus Boast Dual Rear Cameras, 20MP Selfie Cams And Android Nougat

Huawei unveiled two new midrangers with impressive prowess in the camera department. Meet the new Huawei Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus, both sporting dual rear cameras and 20-megapixel selfie cams.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 27, 2017

Instagram Selfie Filters And More Creative Tools Roll Out, Copying Snapchat Some More: What's New?

Instagram copied another major Snapchat feature, now adding 'face filters' for users to spice up their selfies. The latest update also brings new creative tools, so here's what's new.

Apps/Software May 16, 2017

Uber Safety Features Require Drivers To Take Selfies For Real-Time ID Check Using Microsoft Cognitive Services

Uber has added a new safety feature requiring drivers to take selfies before logging on to the platform and accepting rides. Is this the company's way of avoiding background checks and admitting its drivers swap and share accounts?

Business Tech September 24, 2016

MasterCard Wants You To Make Your Password A Selfie

It's the Instagram of banking security.

Apps/Software February 23, 2016

Watch Snoopy Dance Across Your Selfies With Snapchat Lens

For 24 hours, you can watch Snoopy and Woodstock do a happy dance across your Snapchat seflies with the app's latest animated lens.

Apps/Software October 30, 2015

This AI Can Teach You How To Step Up Your Selfie Game

Researcher Andrej Karpathy taught an AI neural network how to rank selfies, finding that women take better ones than men.

Internet October 30, 2015

Snapchat Will Soon Have Sponsored Lenses: Brands Can Be Added To User Selfies

Snapchat is posed to debut a novel advertising format - sponsored lenses - in time for Halloween, which will capitalize on the new Lenses feature. The advertising format will give brands the option of adding their tagline or logo to a user's selfie.

Apps/Software October 3, 2015

Addicted to Selfies? Now You Can Earn Money With That Duckface Pout

Take selfie, get paid! Pay Your Selfie pays real money in exchange for your selfies.

Internet Culture September 25, 2015

The Selfie Spoon Now Allows Cereal Eaters To Take Pictures Of Themselves

The Selfie Spoon from Cinnamon Toast Crunch - a selfie stick that has a spoon attached at one tip - enables selfie lovers to click selfies while eating their cereal.

Gadgets September 22, 2015

Monster’s Got A Sticky Phone Case For The Selfie-Obsessed

Monster unveils a new phone case designed for taking selfies next to glass.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 5, 2015

More Adults Are Sexting Than You Think ... And That's Not Bad: Study

More than 80 percent of adults in a survey say they have sexted. A study finds the behavior can increase sexual satisfaction within a relationship.

Life August 10, 2015

Elephant Takes Tourist's Camera: See The Viral 'Elphie'

An elephant took a selfie with a tourist after grabbing his GoPro in search of more food. Although the viral photo is unique, it was not the first 'elphie' taken.

Internet Culture May 28, 2015

Too-Pretty Profile Pictures Perceived As Two-Faced

Men often see highly attractive female profile pictures as both alluring and alarming - but the same does not hold true for women looking at photos of men.

Society May 8, 2015

Best Camera Apps For Android: Google Camera, Camera Zoom FX, Camera 2, Perfectly Clear And More

As innovative camera features crop up on smartphones, the app development industry is also building a wide database of camera apps. Get to know some of the best camera apps now available on Android.

Apps/Software May 7, 2015

East Coast vs. West Coast: Which Cities Take The Most Selfies?

According to a new user-based selfie study by, the state capital with the highest number of selfies taken per week is — surprising.

Feature May 1, 2015

Forget Selfie Sticks: Selfie Arms Are The Freaky New Way To Snap Solo Pics

From the collaborative efforts of artists Justin Crowe and Aric Snee comes the latest innovation in mobile phone photography: the selfie arm.

Geek April 29, 2015

Create Animated Selfies And Memes With Path's New App 'Kong'

Kong, the new app from social network Path, will take your selfies to the next level by turning them into GIFs with text, emojis and filters.

Apps/Software April 14, 2015

Dog Barfs Mid-Selfie, Becomes A Legend

This perfectly timed selfie is more than a little gross, but you know you're going to look at it anyway.

Internet Culture April 8, 2015

Motorola Says The Selfie Stick Is A Work Of Art In Hilarious Parody

Motorola released a parody in honor of April Fools' Day that pokes fun at the selfie stick.

Internet Culture April 1, 2015

The Selfie-Obsessed: The Latest Selfie Trends

There is no escaping the selfie culture the digital age has created. Here are some of the latest selfie trends of 2015.

Feature March 24, 2015

Catholic Priests Let Us Know Today Is Ash Wednesday By Sharing #Ashtag Selfies

Priests are taking selfies today to show social media that they celebrated Ash Wednesday by using the hashtag #ashtag.

Internet Culture February 18, 2015

McDonald’s Will Now Let You Pay For Food With Selfies And Hugs

In an ad that will be aired during the Super Bowl, McDonald’s announced it will let lucky customers pay for their order with love.

Internet Culture February 1, 2015

'World Of Warcraft' Is Getting Selfies. Yes, Really.

Soon your in-game 'World of Warcraft' avatar will be able to take virtual selfies for all the world to see.

Geek January 27, 2015

The Selfie Stick Is Apparently The Gift Everyone Wants This Year

Even though the trend hasn't caught on in the U.S. yet, taking picture with the selfie stick is widely popular in Asia and the U.K. Selfie Sticks are now one of this holidays must-have gifts.

Geek December 15, 2014

Plastic Surgery Sees Booming Business in the US, Thanks to Selfie Craze

The demand for plastic surgery procedures has significantly increased and the trend has something to do with selfies and people not satisfied of how they look on social media sites.

Life December 1, 2014

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3: Full metal ultraslim unibody design and 5-megapixel selfie camera

Samsung just announced the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, which are focused on young consumers and social networking, The smartphones feature a thin metal design and 5-megapixel cameras to capture the best selfies.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2014

The most insane, extreme, over-the-top selfies ever taken

Selfies have taken over the world, but you've never seen any quite like this. Whether posing next to dangerous situations or risking life and limb at vertigo-inducing heights, these are the selfies you should never, ever try.

Internet Culture October 23, 2014

This is what it would look like if Disney characters had Instagram

We all know that Disney characters aren't real. But if they were social media-obsessed individuals like the rest of us, this is what their Instagram accounts would look like.

Internet Culture October 16, 2014

HTC Desire Eye is a powerful selfie phone and comes with video tutorials

HTC looks to push forward the evolution of how consumers take selfies. The HTC Desire Eye features 13-megapixel cameras on both its face and its back.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 13, 2014

Who are the most annoying Facebook users? Survey says...

A London-based company has published their survey results showing what users feel as the most annoying facebook habits of all time.

Internet Culture October 3, 2014

This website shows the least-liked photos on Instagram

A live feed of the least-likes photos posted on Instagram are bought together in one place on the site No Likes Yet. The site allows users to learn what not to do and directly like a photo to remove it from the list.

Internet Culture September 12, 2014

Nokia Lumia 730: Selfie snapper's delight or just the start of chat camera tech to come?

As consumers continue to care equally about life on both sides of their smartphones, handset makers are responding with sharper and more robust camera feaures. The Nokia Lumia 730 Dual Sim was built for selfies, says Microsoft.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 4, 2014

Sony perfume bottle-shaped selfie camera surfaces on Weibo: Girls will love it, but is it for real?

Rumors are hitting the tech world that Sony has developed a new make-up like device aimed at assisting users take selfies. The Xperia C3 device has sparked much attention over its unique look and is rumored that it's being tested in China.

Gadgets August 26, 2014

Sony's selfie camera is just for you girls, a perfume bottle design boasting Swarovski crystals

Sony rhymes with selfie, and the company's new DSC-KW11 Cyber-shot digital camera is a girl's best selfie friend, right down to its perfume bottle design. Its 180-degree swiveling lens and onboard image-manipulation features make taming the selfie an easy proposition.

Gadgets August 22, 2014

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