selfies

Why inclusion in the Google Arts & Culture selfie feature matters

When Google Arts & Culture's new selfie-matching feature went viral earlier this week, many people of color found that their results were limited or skewed toward subservient and exoticized figure

Pet cameras from Petcube can take pet selfies, let Fido ‘call’ home

At CES, Petcube is showing off some of its new software technologies for its pet camera system that lets people connect with their pets while away. The company’s line of devices offer a range of

Prisma’s next AI project is a fun selfie sticker maker called Sticky

Meet Sticky, the next app from the startup behind Prisma, which turns selfies into stylized and/or animated stickers for sharing to your social feeds. Sticky is launching today on iOS, with an Androi

Adobe Research demos new app that may one day allow you to take better selfies

Adobe has a tendency to show early demos of the technologies it's working on but isn't quite ready to launch publicly. The latest of these is a selfie app from Adobe Research the company outed on its

Don’t take an illegal selfie with your ballot

That social media post could disqualify your vote. Snap your #ImWithHer or #MAGA selfie without your ballot. It violates voting laws in many states to take a photo with your completed ballot, or even

Bumble bans mirror selfies and other dumb photos from users’ profiles

There are certain kinds of photos users of dating apps tend to loathe, and the suggestive mirror selfie tends to be at the top of that list, somewhere near photos of guys holding a fish and gym selfi

Bieber-backed Shots goes beyond selfies with links and comedy

Life is hard enough for teens, so Shots sidestepped bullies with a selfie sharing app that doesn’t allow commenting. Now the 6.6 million monthly active user social network wants to boost kids&#8

Zano Is A Sky Selfie Micro-Drone That Flies Itself

Holy autonomous micro-drones batman! Wondering how you're going to line up your next dronie? Aka a selfie taken from up high by a passing UAV so you don't get a photo of yourself remote controlling a

Let’s Get Over Ourselfies

Automattic Experiments With Selfies App For Android

A couple of days ago, an acquaintance on Twitter pointed out the website for Selfies, a new social app from Automattic, best known as the company behind Wordpress. I found it odd that the app was out

4 MusicTech Insights From Wall Street Journal Writer Taylor Swift

When millions of people point camera-phones at you while you sing, you learn a thing about music and technology. You could laugh at pop starlet Taylor Swift for her fluffy teddy bear of a column in th

Tinder Just Replaced The Pick-Up Line With Selfies

“So hey, do you live around here?” could be replaced by silly selfies if Tinder’s new Moments feature takes off. The swiping part of Tinder was always fun, akin to spotting potential

Test Driving The ‘Drone Selfie’ With Photojojo’s New Rental Program (Video)

Cave drawings, reflective pools of water, daguerreotypes, Instagram. If there’s one thing that humans have loved throughout history, it’s finding new ways to look at themselves, and photo

MIT Researchers Create An App That Turns Selfies Into Works Of Art

Sure you can add filters to your Instagram pictures to make that shot of your dog sitting near a puddle look like some kind of lobotomized-Ansel-Adams gelatin plate but can you make your head shots

Taking Lots Of Selfies Is Not A Mental Disorder

Have you heard? The American Psychological Association says that taking an excessive amount of selfies is now considered a mental disorder. But of course this claim, which predictably spread like Kard

Now You Can Craft Your Selfie For Maximum Likes – With Science

Selfies are so hot that they might already be over (if I’m aware of something being cool it usually isn’t anymore) but you don’t have to just crank out pictures of your mug taken at

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 sett

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, i

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

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 it
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