ARTICLES RELATING TO SELFIES

Posting more selfies than regular pics on Instagram may hurt your likability, says study

2019-09-23 15:49

And all this time we thought "a selfie a day" was the cure for everything.

Posting all those selfies online could backfire

2019-08-31 20:45

According to a study, people who posted lots of selfies were uniformly regarded as less likeable, less successful, less adventurous and more insecure than those who share photos taken by somebody else.

Apple's iPhone X introduced the 'notch' trend 2 years ago. Now, smartphone makers are trying to kill it once and for all.

2019-06-09 11:20

Apple's iPhone X featured a small cut-out, or "notch," to house a facial recognition system, and most other smartphone makers followed suit.

Samsung wasted a glaring opportunity with the dual selfie camera on the Galaxy S10 Plus

2019-03-05 15:50

The secondary selfie camera on the Galaxy S10 Plus is a total waste of space.

NASA's nuclear-powered Mars rover took an amazing selfie during an intense global dust storm

2018-06-19 10:55

The image, which fans of the spacecraft stitched together, shows how dim and dusty conditions on the red planet have become.

Two tourists die after falling from a cliff while taking a selfie

2018-06-13 12:42

A British woman and an Australian man have tragically died after falling from a 30m cliff at a seaside town in Portugal while apparently taking a selfie together.

Are self-portraits the new selfie?

2018-04-17 17:26

Kim Kardashian declared that the selfie was over last year. Even Google searches for the term have declined since then...

Self-confessed selfie addict snaps 200 Instagram pics of himself a day

2018-03-05 15:05

His obsession with selfies is off the chart – and his family think so too!

Teen drowns while his friends take selfies

2017-09-27 16:25

Vishwas’s body was found floating on the water.

5 spots to avoid taking selfies in

2017-05-17 15:10

Yes others might judge you in some settings, but often it's just downright rude to indulge in self-affirming snaps.

 

Apple is being roasted for calling its new feature 'slofies' - which one person pointed out are flip flops in SA

2019-09-11 06:49

Apple's plan to launch the newest term among teens may already be backfiring" People are roasting "slofies," a term for slow-motion selfies.

Selfie craze has young Americans viewing plastic surgery more favourably

2019-07-01 16:09

A new study has found that the extent to which people use social media is directly related to their desire to enhance their appearance with the help of plastic surgery.

The world's first private lunar lander - funded by a South African - just took a selfie with Earth on its way to the moon

2019-03-10 12:52

SpaceX rocketed a small Israeli robot called Beresheet toward the moon on February 21. Ahead of a lunar-landing attempt, it took a selfie photo.

Brazilian teen accidentally shoots himself when taking selfie with cop’s gun

2018-11-18 14:55

A teenage boy has died after accidentally shooting himself in the chest when taking a selfie with a police officer’s gun.

Selfie surgeries are on the rise. What does it really mean to be photogenic?

2018-06-15 11:56

Are filters our best friends or worst enemies? Sharing countless photos online has made us question our 'beauty' value offline.

Think twice before taking selfies during inappropriate or dangerous situations

2018-05-29 16:30

Recently, two women were struck by lightning as they posed for a selfie.

Why your nose looks so big when you take a selfie — and how to fix it

2018-03-07 13:59

Selfies can make your face — especially your nose — look about 30% larger than it really is because of the way phone camera lenses distort close-up objects.

Woman dies after falling out of second-storey window while taking selfie

2017-11-23 13:52

“I remember just laughing and giggling with her all the time about nothing."

Dads, take that picture!

2017-06-14 16:33

Blogger encourages dads to take pictures of their kids' mother.

Snap! Selfie-seeking tourist bitten by Thai croc

2017-01-02 08:51

A French tourist was bitten by a crocodile inside a Thai national park as she tried to get close to the fearsome animal to take a selfie, an official say.

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