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Selfie sticks are no longer welcome at Disney theme parks

After doing its best to accommodate selfie sticks, Disney bans them<p>Posted signs and verbal warnings from staff members have failed to contain the selfie stick epidemic at Disney World, so now the company is implementing a park-wide ban on the smartphone accessory. Beginning next week, Disney's …

How to Take a Photo Showing Both of Your Hands

How do you go about shooting a quick photograph if you need to include both of your hands in the frame? One guy had a solution that turned into a …

The Best New Social Network In Ages Is All About Selfies

Path’s third app, Kong, plunges you into a crazy, colorful universe of animated GIF selfies. It’s unrepentantly awesome.<p>There’s just nothing that looks quite like Kong, now available on Google Play and the iOS App Store. So what is Kong? It’s a social network for animated selfies. The third app …

Snapchat values itself at $19bn

Snapchat is attempting to raise fresh funds that would value the less than four-year-old company at up to $19bn, according to Bloomberg. The Los Angeles-based company, which makes mobile apps that allow users to send photos and videos which self-delete after a few seconds, is reportedly trying to …

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Nixie is a wearable, autonomous drone that takes selfies

A selfie drone on your wrist sounds too good to be true, but Nixie has pulled it off.<p>It’s a tiny bracelet you wear and can take off at any point, throw into the air and it takes a selfie automatically for you. At Intel’s CES keynote, Nixie showed off it’s little autonomous drone and successfully …

Snapchat reveals $485m of funding at a reported $10bn valuation

Lawsuits, leaked snaps and regulatory scrutiny haven’t put investors off messaging app as it finally starts making money from ads<p>Messaging app Snapchat has raised its latest round of funding, $485.6m, which may value the US-based company at more than $10bn.

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dubble is a Social Photo App That Lets You Create Double Exposure Photos with Others

In the world of analog photography, “film swapping” is an activity in which two photographers each shoot through the same roll of film, creating …

23 Of The Best New Photo and Video Apps Launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

Oppo N3 Review: Good Phone, Better Selfies

We’re long past the days when processor, RAM and storage specs were the only way of deciding which smartphone to buy. Good riddance, I say; today’s software is ‘good enough’ that most devices can run smoothly without worry, so standout hardware and features get to shine instead.<p>Apple sways you with …

Biggest ever Selfie? Nokia Lumia 730 captures 1,151 people- Technology News, Firstpost

A group of at least 1,151 people in Bangladesh have taken a selfie together with their <b>Nokia Lumia 730</b> smartphone — making it one of the gigantic …

Pushh for iPhone uses selfies to help track your fitness

Pushh is easy to use. Open the app, and give it access to your camera. Take a picture of yourself with either the iSight or FaceTime camera, then …

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Yes, "Selfie Fatigue" Is Real

And it is a dangerous prospect.<p>The quality of this Vine may not be perfect, but it's more than good enough to illustrating the deep loathing that, for a second, bubbles up here. The context: it's One Direction's Liam Payne at an Australian awards show earlier this week, and clearly the prospect of …

5 selfie-focused alternatives to the Microsoft Lumia 535

Microsoft today launched the Lumia 535 in India, priced at Rs 9,199. Besides being the first non-Nokia Lumia smartphone, the Lumia 535 is being sold …

Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Shots, the Bieber-Backed Selfie App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On Monday, in a bold display of how-not-to-use-Twitter Anthony Noto, the company's CFO, appeared to confuse the platform's tweet and direct messaging features, unintentionally tweeting out a public missive about a potential acquisition …

Zano Is A Sky Selfie Micro-Drone That Flies Itself

Holy autonomous micro-drones batman! Wondering how you’re going to line up your next dronie? Aka a selfie taken from up high by a passing UAV so you don’t get a photo of yourself remote controlling a drone… Well, never fear: a U.K.-based firm is building a micro-drone that flies itself so you can …

South Korea Just Banned Unregulated Selfie Sticks

AFP reports that anybody found selling a selfie stick could face three years in prison or a $27,000 fine.<p>The new punishments have come about because the government has declared selfie sticks "communication equipment," meaning that they have to be tested and certified.<p>Selfie sticks usually work …

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This Woman Ran the NYC Marathon and Took Selfies With 20 Hot Guys Along the Way

Meet Kelly Roberts. She just completed running the New York City Marathon and along the way managed to take over 20 selfies with men to help her find a little extra motivation to make it to the finish line. Adding to this achievement, she managed to post to her Instagram account in real-time!<p>On her …

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The Selfiest Cities in the World: TIME’s Definitive Ranking

Makati City, known as the financial center of the Philippines, can now boast another distinction: It is the Selfie Capital of the World.<p>An …

South Korean Government Threatening Selfie Stick Retailers with $27K Fines and Jail Time

The South Korean government is threatening selfie stick retailers with fines of up to $27K and jail time over some of the group selfie products …