Organizers behind the Hong Kong Marathon are so annoyed with your vain selfies that they’ve decided to ban them at future events. The restriction is a result of a runner pile-up during last year’s event when a woman stopped at the beginning of the race to take a picture of herself, which triggered a domino-like Read More
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So, here’s a tip for robbers: If you’re going to steal someone’s new iPod, don’t take selfies, because you’ll just incriminate yourself
A teen learned that when she snatched the Apple device from a 2-year-old boy sitting in a stroller then took photos of herself–without knowing that they were linked to the toddler’s mom iPhone. The bizarre chain of events happened Friday in the Bronx. Read More
Some people are turned on by guys sporting law enforcement attire–but usually, nobody loves the sight of a man in uniform more than he himself does. In fact, some city police officers are so hung up on the sight of themselves in blue, the NYPD has launched an investigation into cops using uniformed selfies to attract mates on dating websites. Read More
A picture is worth a thousand words, but too many taken of your own mug is worth a thousand words of shit talking behind your back.
According to a new study out of the U.K., posting too many selfies on platforms like Facebook and Instagram can actually make people feel less close to you–despite the oh-so-flattering comments you may get from users like thirsty1356. Read More
It turns out Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano does get to have some fun aboard the International Space Station. When last we heard from him, he was forced to perform his space chores like sweeping up moon dust and folding the space laundry. But now that those are taken care of, Mr. Parmitano is allowed Read More
Selfies are now the most popular brand of pictures among British youth, thus narrowly beating out the sorority squat and pre-gaming action shots.
A new poll reveals that 30 percent of youth aged 18 to 24 have admitted to snapping selfies. However, more men admitted to taking them than women, so we’d like to humbly request that all of the naughty pictures be submitted to Guys with iPhones. Read More
The Daily Mail’s latest troll is a veritable master stroke. British writer Shona Sibary, a true international treasure who has previously written about smacking her kids and admitted that she’d rather play Boggle than have sex with her husband, now tackles modern day culture’s most insidious trend: the duckface selfie.
Time for a little trip down memory lane! Digiday asked several ad-tech execs for high school snapshots, and Tumblr revenue consultant Rick Webb really delivered. He turned over this amazing proto-selfie, which wouldn’t look out of place on your Dashboard today.
Mr. Webb admitted to his past as an adolescent goth and told Digiday, “Stephin Merrit once said, ‘I could dress in black and read Camus. Smoke clove cigarettes and drink vermouth like I was 17.’ HOW DID HE KNOW?” Read More