selfies

  • AirSnap Helps You Take Beautiful Group Selfies By Pairing Two iOS Devices

    AirSnap Helps You Take Beautiful Group Selfies By Pairing Two iOS Devices

    How many times have you stepped out of the group to click pictures, feeling left out as others posed? Or have there been instances when you’re jostling to get back for a group picture after setting the timer of a camera shutter? While there is Samsung NX Mini, which comes with an LCD screen that flips 180 degrees for taking selfies, it still requires users to make adjustments in the frame. Read More

  • These Selfie Apps Refuse To Die

    These Selfie Apps Refuse To Die

    Anyone can create a self-portrait. Hell, we've been painting them since the stone age. But it's the way you share them that can be special. Are selfies narcissistic? Sure. Can they be annoying? Yes, if done with too much arrogance, vanity, or frequency. But they're not pointless. Selfies fill a void in face-to-face communication and context left by our shift away from in-person conversation. Read More

  • Baby Selfie App Signals Impending Collapse Of Society (Or Not)

    Baby Selfie App Signals Impending Collapse Of Society (Or Not)

    The baby selfie app signals the “impending collapse of society” – or at least that’s one possible interpretation regarding this thing’s existence, admits the developer of a newly released Android application that’s designed to allow babies to take their first selfies. Yes, babies. The app is, ugh, kind of adorable. It works sort of like a digital game of… Read More

  • YC-Backed Weight-Loss Startup Weilos Moves From Fitness Coaching To Weight-Loss Selfies

    YC-Backed Weight-Loss Startup Weilos Moves From Fitness Coaching To Weight-Loss Selfies

    Weilos, a weight-less centric fitness startup that launched out of Y Combinator's Summer 2013 class last August, today launched a new version of its service. In its first incarnation, Weilos paired its users with amateur coaches who had previously achieved similar weight-loss goals. Now, the company is switching to a different model: it's essentially becoming a mobile social network that is… Read More

  • Hey Kids, React Messenger Lets You Send Your Own Winking Smilie Selfie With Every Text You Send

    Hey Kids, React Messenger Lets You Send Your Own Winking Smilie Selfie With Every Text You Send

    Selfies aren't done yet. Not by a long chalk. But neither are stickers -- and in a battle between selfies and stickers which comes out on top? The LA-based startup behind a new iOS messaging app, React Messenger, reckons it has come up with an addictive way to blend the two -- turning selfies into sticker-esque emoticons that capture your real-time facial expression. It's calling this a "selfie… Read More

  • Justin Bieber-Backed “Shots Of Me” Launches Selfie Sharing App

    Justin Bieber-Backed “Shots Of Me” Launches Selfie Sharing App

    Sunsets? Landscapes? Latte art? Look back at your old photos and you'll notice they're boring unless there's a human face in them. Now think about teens on social media. Immaturity fuels bullying and drama-filled comment reels. 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

  • Just.me Chases Instagram With Quickie Selfies Plus Filters To Mask Your #Me Shot

    Just.me Chases Instagram With Quickie Selfies Plus Filters To Mask Your #Me Shot

    Instagram's narcissistic obsession with selfies has been well-documented. Turns out it's also contagious -- if you're in the business of trying to build a rival social property. In an update to its iOS app mobile messaging startup just.me has added a selfie message type and filters. The move underlines how messaging, photo-sharing and social networking continue their not-so-slow-motion collision. Read More