selfie

  • HTC’s Desire Eye Puts Selfie And Back Cameras On Equal Footing

    HTC’s Desire Eye Puts Selfie And Back Cameras On Equal Footing

    HTC’s new Desire Eye is a brand new camera that includes two 13 megapixel cameras, with the same capabilities front and back. Each has a dual color LED flash, similar to that found on the iPhone, and they come in two-color plastic unibody designs. It has IPX67 waterproofing, (which is the same as that found in the Samsung Galaxy S5) and is good for quick submersion in shallow water… Read More

  • Selfie Lets You Share Yourself 24 Seconds At A Time

    Selfie Lets You Share Yourself 24 Seconds At A Time

    A year ago, “selfie” had just been added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online. At the same time, we were just discovering Selfie.com, a mysterious landing page for a “Selfie” service. All we knew at the time was that it was led by Hugh Dornbush and had raised some seed money. Today, however, the company is lifting the veil. Read More

  • Twitter Embraces The Sky Selfie With Its New ‘Dronie’ Account, Featuring Patrick Stewart

    Twitter Embraces The Sky Selfie With Its New ‘Dronie’ Account, Featuring Patrick Stewart

    Twitter’s official “Dronie” is at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this year, taking the robot-powered zoom out selfies first popularized by the NYT’s Nick Bilton and Photojojo founder Amit Gupta. The Dronie is a UAV with a camera mount that records dronies to post to its official Twitter account using a camera mounted to its undercarriage, and… Read More

  • Smile: Your Selfie Is A Mugshot For The NSA

    Smile: Your Selfie Is A Mugshot For The NSA

    A report in The New York Times, based on documents from 2011 obtained by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, reveal that the US security agency’s reliance on facial recognition technology has grown significantly under the Obama administration — coinciding with a rise in popularity of taking and tagging self-portraits on online social networks. Read More

  • Selfie Science Reveals Your Love Of The ‘Rise’ Filter May Be Misplaced

    Selfie Science Reveals Your Love Of The ‘Rise’ Filter May Be Misplaced

    A new study covering over 160,000 Instagram selfies might help you keep your selfie game tight. HubSpot ‘Social Media Scientist’ Dan Zarrella is behind the research in this emerging area of study, which looks at tags, colors and filters to determine the secret recipe for selfie success. The results reveal that my gut instincts around selfies are dead wrong, which is something I… Read More

  • HTC’s New Phone Aims For The Masses With A ‘Selfie Camera’

    HTC’s New Phone Aims For The Masses With A ‘Selfie Camera’

    HTC is making good on its pledge to expand its range of mid-tier smartphones with the launch today of a new handset called the HTC One Mini 2. It’s the strategy the current senior management is hoping can revive the phone maker’s fortunes in the fiercely competitive Android space. The company posted a quarterly loss of $62 million in its Q1 — the second loss-making quarter… Read More

  • There’s An Upcoming TV Show Called Selfie And I Hate Everything About It

    There’s An Upcoming TV Show Called Selfie And I Hate Everything About It

    Aspiring TV Showrunner: So, have you heard about these things called “selfies”?
    ABC Executive: What? No.
    Showrunner: Didn’t you watch the Oscars?
    Executive: Are you kidding me? That thing’s like six hours long.
    Showrunner: It was on ABC. Read More

  • WTF
    And The Oscar Goes To… Samsung, Jennifer Lawrence, And Selfies

    And The Oscar Goes To… Samsung, Jennifer Lawrence, And Selfies

    Though none of them actually walked away with a tiny golden statue, Samsung, Jennifer Lawrence, and a particularly star-studded selfie definitely won the Oscars last night, according to social media. PopTip data, which analyzes natural conversation across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter in real-time, revealed that Samsung stole the show. Some of the top ten phrases about Oscars advertisers… Read More

  • Know Thy Selfie

    Know Thy Selfie

    When you’re mad, or happy, or looking into the eyes of your sweetie, do you know what your face looks like? Probably not, according to Dr. James Kilner, neuroscientist at the University College London. Kilner holds that you know very little about what your face looks like most of the time, though you probably believe you look much more attractive and much younger than you actually are. Read More

  • What We Know About Selfie.com

    What We Know About Selfie.com

    Selfie.com. It exists… shrouded in mystery and excitement. In a world where photo-sharing reigns supreme, Instagram and its mighty legion of copycats, wannabes and tweaked iterations leading a massive charge, a new photo-sharing service rises out of the huddled mass to deliver the best that photography has to offer: selfies. Read More