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Pope Francis Joins Instagram But No Selfies – Yet

FINALLY. Have you all been waiting for the Pope’s IG to start popping?? I know I have. Ok, I lie. But I guess it’s cool we have such a social media-savvy antiquated religious patriarch figure, right? He is the first pontiff with a personal Instagram account.

Here is ole Francis’s first post -… More »


Ohio Fugitive Texts Police A Selfie To Replace Unflattering Mugshot, Clearly Has Priorities Straight

Ohio fugitive Donald “Chip” Pugh decided to take matters into his own hands after seeing an unflattering mugshot and texted the Lima, OH police a selfie to replace it. Because: #priorities.

Pugh’s got a warrant out for his arrest for failure to appear, and he’s a person of interest in arson andMore »


Beyoncé’s Stylist Has Invented A Phone Case With Built-in Selfie Lighting And We Want It Now

Beyoncé’s stylist Ty Hunter, has invented the best iPhone case yet. The new case called a “Ty-Lite” has a built in frame of lights like a backdrop, that helps you take perfect glamorshot-level selfies.

Ty Hunter has been Bae’s stylist for 17 years and I guess after that long you soak up so… More »


Man Takes Selfie With Wife In The Throes of Labor, Lives To Tell The Tale

It’s a miracle that this man is still alive to post this picture on the internet. More »


Don’t “Unplug” Your Wedding – Guests’ Photos Are The Best

An Australian wedding photographer has an awful lot to say about guests taking pictures with their phones at weddings, and I have a greaaaaat big yawn to direct his way. If you want to read the whole thing, here’s the Facebook post that’s gone inexplicably viral:

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Right, I’ve had… More »


Relax: Bedazzled Bridal Selfie Sticks Are Not The End Of Humanity

This isn’t that bad. More »


PETA Thinks Selfie Monkey Has A Right To Some Royalties

On Tuesday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a six-year-old macaque monkey named Naruto. If that name doesn’t ring a bell, that’s because he’s gone by Selfie Monkey since 2011, when he famously snapped his own face in a picture that has been repurposed countless time. More »


Now All Your Makeup Has To Pass The “Selfie Test”

This is either the beginning of the end or a good thing, your call. More »


This Colorado Canyon Had To Close Because People Wouldn’t Stop Taking Bear Selfies

As much as the selfie trend has come to be accepted by haters everywhere, there are some situations you really don’t need to document with a picture of your face. Encountering a bear is one of these situations, but that doesn’t mean you won’t remember the experience. After all, who needs photos when you can… More »


July 4th Selfie Campaign To Help Keep Dogs Safe During Fireworks

Happy 4th of July to American humans! Not so much the doggies of these humans, however.

More pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Most dog owners keep their dogs inside during the… More »


You Can Now Study Selfie Theory At USC

Associate Professor Mark Marino says that the course is about how people construct “an image of their identity  their gender, their ethnicity, their sexuality, their socioeconomic status” through selfies. More »


Loretta Lynch Confirmed As Attorney General

Loretta Lynch has been confirmed as the United States’ first Black female Attorney General. More »


NY Removing Abortion Safeguards From Women’s Equality Act

So much for equality! More »


BREAKING: You Can Now FaceTime With Your Vagina

This is not a drill. More »


Loveflutter’s #AntiSelfieDay Is A Shallow, Cynical Branding Campaign

Apparently the people who run the dating app Loveflutter are gluttons for punishment[/members], because they tweeted their new social media campaign at me. I’m sure I’m on their list of people to tweet social media campaigns at because of this post I did about their brown bag speed-dating events (I laughed out loud reading it… More »


Here’s Kim Kardashian’s Selfie PSA Super Bowl Ad

Kim Kardashian’s selfie game has been on lock for quite some time, so it’s refreshing to see her acknowledge their glory in this Super Bowl ad for T-Mobile. The 30-second PSA warns viewers against wasting their precious data on anything other than viewing the selfies she so carefully and dutifully makes for her fans. The… More »


Here’s The Cover For Selfish, Kim Kardashian’s Selfie Book

Here is the cover of Kim Kardashian’s forthcoming book, Selfish, out in May 2015. This is the cover photo, and frankly, it’s amazing. I am sure the impending arrival of Kim’s coffee-table book of selfies will cause a lot of people to raise their fists in anger about how we are turning into a society… More »


Would You Like An $80 Stick With Which To Take Selfies Of Your Butt?

Bathroom mirrors got you down? Are you tired of always having to make awkward explanations to ER doctors about how you injured yourself trying to take a picture of your butt for your Instagram feed? Unable to tell if that sore on your ass is infected or what, and don’t feel like asking a friend? More »


Obsessed: Artist Erin M. Riley Weaves Sexy Selfies

Weaving in general is my obsession and in addition to spending most of my free time at the loom, I also search Instagram for other weavers in hopes of finding inspiration and new techniques. There’s plenty of great work, but a lot of it is … the same. Lots of geometric, vaguely Southwestern patterns, or… More »


A Better Gym Selfie

I have so many conflicting feelings about gym selfies. I usually just sort of frown at them, shake my head, and move on. They’re the kind of thing that other people do, and while I totally respect their right to do it, I just don’t understand why. This came to a head this morning when,… More »


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