Infographic: How to Take the Ultimate Selfie

This fun little infographic by Zippi is less of a how-to and more of a how-did-it-all-start.

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Don’t worry though, we’re as fed up as selfies as you guys, but in the interests of bringing you the stories first, here’s the complete run down. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Sri Lankans and their Selfies with Police Craze

If you ever find yourself getting pulled over by police officer in Sri Lanka be sure to act calm, obey commands, reach for your phone and take a selfie.

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Polfie. noun, informal.

Taking a camera phone photo of oneself and a police officer with the intention to upload the picture to social media to garner likes.

Facebook page Dhada Selfie is full of dozens of such incidents and according to a reporter at Cnet it’s not frowned upon by the officer. Continue reading

Darth Vader with a Selfie Stick made out of Lego because Sunday.

Here’s a cute picture of Darth Vader and one of his minion Storm Troopers taking a selfie using a selfie stick made out of a light sabre.

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This picture has been making the rounds on Twitter and Reddit today and looks set to carry on going viral over the next couple of days. Great news for the original photographer, right?

Wrong! Not a single retweet, share or blog I’ve found has cited the original artist, and that’s the point we want to make. Even after conducting a backwards image search on Google which usually does the trick, we turned up hands empty, again with countless links to sharing the photo uncredited. Continue reading

Will ‘Selfies with Selfish’ be Kim Kardashian’s next book release?

When Kim Kardashian released her new photography book ‘Kim Kardashian West: Selfish’ last week it was ironic that any image taking was banned, including anyone wanting to take a selfie of themselves, at her book signing at Barnes & Noble, NY. ‘Selfish’ is a selection of some of the many selfies taken by Kardashian during the last few years and it seemed a little unfair that her fans were blocked from doing the very thing she was selling.

TV Personality Kim Kardashian with security guard Pascal Duvier signs copies cf ‘Selfish’ at Barnes & Noble, 5th Avenue on May 5, 2015 in New York City. (Getty Images).

Well, a few people broke the rules.  Continue reading