selfies

Snapchat is in the middle of an identity crisis

There was a time a year or so ago when, if a friend wanted to send me a meme or a funny selfie, it would be on Snapchat. But I don't remember the last time that happened; at some point Instagram
In Defense of Videogame Selfies (Yes, Really)

In Defense of Videogame Selfies (Yes, Really)

Corny? Maybe. But sharing our characters' journey in games like Kingdom Hearts 3 is prelude to a world in which virtual and real inextricably coexist.
The Rise Of The Video Game Selfie

The Rise Of The Video Game Selfie

Photo modes have been around for some time now, appearing in various video games. From Far Cry New Dawn to Spider-Man to Assassin’s Creed Origins, it seems more and more video games have been giving
The Rise Of The Video Game Selfie

The Rise Of The Video Game Selfie

Photo modes have been around for some time now, appearing in various video games. From Far Cry New Dawn to Spider-Man to Assassin’s Creed Origins, it seems more and more video games have been giving

Inside Nike's DIY studio for Snapchat selfie Lenses

Snapchat's Lens Studio, which lets anyone create their own augmented reality filters, has been a big hit for the company. There are now more than 300,000 Lenses created by independent users, and those
Jeff Bezos goes public with alleged AMI blackmail over nudes

Jeff Bezos goes public with alleged AMI blackmail over nudes

Bezos says if he "can't stand up to extortion, how many people can?"

How to send selfies with stickers

You already know how to take a selfie. It’s probably the first thing you did when you got your iPhone up and running. But did you know you can take a selfie and add stickers? Right there in the
People are walking into plastic surgeons’ offices asking to look like their filtered selfies

People are walking into plastic surgeons’ offices asking to look like their filtered selfies

‘It’s just not possible,’ said one physician. The post People are walking into plastic surgeons’ offices asking to look like their filtered selfies appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Woman Known as ‘Bikini Hiker' Freezes to Death on Mountain After Falling Down Cliff

Woman Known as ‘Bikini Hiker' Freezes to Death on Mountain After Falling Down Cliff

Gigi Wu would typically hike mountains in normal gear and only change into her bikini when she made it to the top.

iPhone XS Max gets so-so score in selfies test

Apple’s iPhone XS Max has one of the best cameras in a smartphone – as long as you’re not pointing it at yourself. The flagship handset tied the Samsung Galaxy X9 Plus for fourth place in a new set of
DxOMark Adds Selfie Benchmark to Its Phone Scores

DxOMark Adds Selfie Benchmark to Its Phone Scores

DxOMark's Mobile scores are often used to compare the overall image quality of current-model phones. However, it only tests the main camera. With the growing popularity of selfies, DxOMark has added a

The Pixel 3 and Galaxy Note 9 top DxOMark's new selfie camera scores

We use the selfie camera on our smartphones up to 40 percent of the time, yet most testing puts the emphasis on the rear camera. To address that issue, DxOMark has introduced scoring for front-facing

Sony's mid-range A6400 mirrorless camera is ideal for vloggers

Sony has boosted its mid-range APS-C lineup with the launch of the 24-megapixel A6400 mirrorless camera. It looks much the same as its predecessor, the A5100, but has much-improved specs and should be
The company behind YouCam Makeup app launches a new set of AR tools for beauty brands like Ulta

The company behind YouCam Makeup app launches a new set of AR tools for beauty brands like Ulta

Released in 2014, the year before Snapchat put face filters on the road to ubiquity, Perfect Corp .’s YouCam Makeup app gave many smartphone users their first taste of augmented selfies. At the
Zendaya got her wisdom teeth out, and now everyone's sharing chipmunk selfies

Zendaya got her wisdom teeth out, and now everyone's sharing chipmunk selfies

Certified American sweetheart Zendaya got her wisdom teeth out, and now all the teens are responding with their wisdom teeth selfies in solidarity. After deliberating on posting a video after surgery
How Does Photography Affect You? We Tried to Find Out

How Does Photography Affect You? We Tried to Find Out

We've all got cameras in our pockets—but how do those countless photos we take every year change our brains and emotions?
Digital Fads Like the ‘Twinning’ App Are Almost Always Bad for Your Privacy

Digital Fads Like the ‘Twinning’ App Are Almost Always Bad for Your Privacy

It’s a new year, folks, but there’s still one last data leak from 2018 we need to discuss. If you spent any time online over the holiday break, you’ve probably seen someone on Facebook or Twitter

Doctor says 'selfie wrist' injuries are on the rise

I'm feeling sad for humanity. "Selfie wrist" is a thing. According to CBSNewYork, San Francisco doctor Levi Harrison is seeing a rise in an injury caused by "hyper-flexing your wrist inwards to
Get ready, because Snapchat dog lenses are here

Get ready, because Snapchat dog lenses are here

It's a Christmas miracle! The post Get ready, because Snapchat dog lenses are here appeared first on The Daily Dot.
No, ‘volcano selfies’ are not a good idea (especially during eruptions)

No, ‘volcano selfies’ are not a good idea (especially during eruptions)

A report from the Royal Geographical Society notes how more and more people are traveling around the world to erupting volcanoes in a bid to snap dramatic shots for their social media followers. But