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What Our Selfies Say About Us

The selfie.<p>If you have social media accounts, you’ve probably done it. If you spend more than a few hours a day on your social media accounts – …

Belinda White

10 Selfies Gone Terribly Wrong

It's no surprise that the selfie has become a huge part of web culture — you need only scroll through your Facebook or Instagram to see that. Some …

Beyond the selfie: step away from the smartphone – this is what artists are for

Thirty-eight artists go beyond the surface to explore fresh ways of expressing the self in Remix. Post. Connect.<p>While the invention of the mirror introduced the possibility of the self-portrait, the smartphone is largely responsible for the modern phenomenon of the selfie.<p>Ubiquitous and available …

10. 1839 Robert Cornelius

There is no denying Sir Paul McCartney is a legend in music history. As a member of rock 'n roll band The Beatles, traces of McCartney's influence …

Paul McCartney

Is taking a selfie at a funeral bad form?

Guardian readers, we could ask Miss Manners, but instead we'll ask you: are selfies at funerals harmless fun or a faux pas?<p>Most people don't think of funerals as an ideal time for an Instragram (or Kodak, if you're over a certain age) moment. But plenty of teenagers are snapping photos of …

14 Extreme Selfies That Push Duck Face Off a Cliff

Time to step up your selfie game, Instagrammers.<p>Retire the bathroom-mirror duck face, and consider a more radical take on the art of self portraits. …

7 Vampire Selfies That Prove They're Just Like Us

Selfies: Some are cute, some are nauseating, and either way they're constantly blowing up our Instagram feeds.<p>To push the Halloween spirit, we …

The 15 Worst Types of Selfies

Hello, cyber friends. I would like to address something that is causing me great anxiety and has become the bastard child of social media. Now don’t …

The NSA is Keeping Tabs on Your Selfies

The National Security Agency's surveillance program PRISM is storing everyone's cellphone data. But along with phone and text conversations, PRISM is …

Don't try this at home: All the selfies you're hopefully never going to take

The Oxford Dictionaries Online defines the selfie as "a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website."<p>Even though it's noteworthy that the Oxford people even acknowledge the word, a user-submitted definition on the …

The selfie won't die — in fact, it just got its own social network

Look at me, at a Beyoncé concert! Look at me, with the Pope! Look at me, at a funeral! Look at me, in class while my teacher is going into labor! Yes, 2013 is the year of the selfie — but that doesn't mean this global #me craze won't be even bigger in 2014.<p>On Instagram — “the epicenter of the …

The 8 Selfies You Must Absolutely, Positively Never Take

In 1914, Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova was one of the first young people to take a selfie. At age 13, she stood on a chair and used a camera to take a picture of herself, which she then sent to a friend. Nikolaevna is quoted as saying, "I took this picture of myself looking at …

Selfies and the Touristification of Everyday Experience

(And why this isn’t necessarily a bad thing)<p>Late this summer, the Oxford Dictionary’s online update included the word “selfie,” which it defined as …

The art of the selfie: not so trashy, and not so different from Rembrandt and Warhol

Rembrandt Van Rijn stares out of a canvas painted in dark tones. His face is wrinkled. There are bags under his eyes. He is 51. The year before, the famous Dutch painter had been declared bankrupt. The social dishonour was painful, and the anguish in his face is evident. But there's something else …

Duck Face Will Get Your Selfies More Likes on Instagram

Make fun of duck face all you want, but it’s the type of selfie that’s 1,112% most likely to get you a “like.” Visual analytics and marketing company …

Brie

Shots of Me promotes selfie-sharing -- and Justin Bieber

The Selfish Funeral Selfie

I first came across what will hopefully be a relatively short-lived phenomena while reading a Huffington Post blog, <i>“The 8 Selfies You Must</i> …

Jonas Brothers Fans Are Freaking Out Over Reunion Rumors

Music<p>Your trusted destination for top music news, music industry information, and concert details.<p>TRL<p>"Baby, won't you let me ride?"<p>TRL<p>Stream the …

Dangerous New Trend: Teens Taking "Selfies" While Driving

If the text can wait, so can that duck face selfie.<p>First there was MySpace. Then Facebook. Along came texting and Twitter. Then Instagram.<p>Duck face …

Justin Bieber and the New Golden Age of Selfies

Love it or hate it, a new app is devoted entirely to the modern self-portrait. Can ‘Shots of Me’ end cyberbulling, too?<p>Selfies are here to …

How you strike a selfie pose says a lot about you

Before smartphones and social media, there was one way to look in a photo. Portraits today look like satire turned horrible reality<p>Before Facebook, before Instagram, before cell phones with cameras, there was pretty much one way to be in a photo: drag a smile across your face, throw a "V-sign" if …

Huawei and the Jonas Brothers: A match made in paradise?

The slightly controversial Chinese gadget maker is teaming with the Jonas Brothers to sponsor their coming tour. How heavenly a pairing is this?<p>This might seem like Fred Astaire and Carrot Top.<p>It might resemble that little-known double-act Putin and Tutu.<p>For some, it might even conjure Jerry …

The Jonas Brothers Want Us to Chill Out And Remember "The First Time"

Well, this will be a little less controversial.<p>Jonas Brothers fans were up in arms this spring at the suggestion that the JoBros' comeback single …

These Teen Filmmakers Are Using Art To Save The Planet

Issues<p>Latest US and World news reports.<p>Issues<p>The teen activists who were there tell the story you haven't heard<p>juliezeilinger<p>Issues<p>Trans individuals …

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