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When celebs dip their perfectly pedicured toes into the tech world, the results often feel crass and unnecessary. Do we really need this “clean-living startup” from Jessica Alba? Does anyone read Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP in earnest? And why did we have to download a bad app to listen to Jay-Z’s latest album?
But you can’t get much more crass than Shots of Me, a selfie app backed by a big chunk of change from Justin Bieber. So why do we need this selfie app? “Immaturity fuels bullying and drama-filled comment reels,” TechCrunch points out. “So RockLive has taken funding from Justin Bieber to solve these problems with Shots of Me, a self-portrait photo sharing iOS app that launches today.” Read More
Many women can recall their first bra fitting. Perhaps, at 10 years old, your mom dragged you to Macy’s. Perhaps a crotchety old saleslady pulled a threadbare tape measure taut around your newly formed bosom. Perhaps she then screeched out, “Nearly A!” to the entire second floor of Macy’s, and you were never able to visit that store’s intimates department without PTSD-like flashbacks ever again.
Or, maybe your bra-buying experience has only gone so far as to be mildly inconvenient. But these days, where there’s a mild inconvenience, there’s a cottage industry of tech startups looking to disrupt the whole thing, so bra apps are fully developing left and right. One such startup, ThirdLove, incorporates selfies into the bra-fitting process, because sure why not, and it just came out of beta to become available to breast-and-iPhone-havers everywhere. Read More
It doesn’t look like the #VoterSelfies movement is going to sweep the Philippines anytime soon. Ahead of today’s elections, the country’s Commissions of Elections reminded voters that it’s illegal to take pictures of completed ballots and laid out guidelines as to when it the requisite selfie is allowed.
Voting laws state that making copies or identifying who someone voted for, which a completed ballot selfie falls under, is prohibited in the country. Read More
People love to grumble about selfies, but a new round of statistics solidifies it: about 25 percent of adults are over them.
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
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