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This Selfie-Taker Thought He Was A 'Safe Distance' From A Train. He Wasn't.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Tech

Assuming this isn't a joke by Jimmy Kimmel - which given the pixel-perfect video and instant viral success it very well could be - this is one of the ...

Controversial Skinny Selfie App Lets Users Shed Pounds At The Click Of A Button

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

They say that the camera adds 10 pounds. But fear not weight conscious readers, now there's an app to help shed that excess weight at the mere click o...

PICTURES: The Craze That's Out Of Control

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

Selfie, Selfies, #Selfie, Ellen Degeneres has a lot to answer for. Since her Oscars selfie, the craze of turning the camera on yourself, then uplo...

Amour de Selfie

Furhaad Shah | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK
Furhaad Shah

The selfie, at its core, is an action that appeals fundamentally to our amour-propre, or our drive for recognition. Moreover, its ubiquity is a sure sign of society's acceptance of the practice. It is these two ingredients combined that make the phenomenon so hazardous.

Would You Take An After-Sex Selfie?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There are two types of people in this world: those who roll over and fall asleep straight after sex and those who get their iPhones out ready to captu...

What #nomakeupselfie Meant to Breast Cancer Campaign

Baroness Delyth Morgan | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK
Baroness Delyth Morgan

In a world where everyone is so busy and constantly on the go, it's very rare that we get to stop and think about the things that are important to us. Last week, it was refreshing to see a campaign which cut through the noise and saw people come together to take action for a very worthy cause.

Karl Lagerfeld Calls Selfies 'Electronic Masturbation': Am I the Only One Who Agrees With Him?

Ellen Stewart | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Tech
Ellen Stewart

Selfies at their best are, like the fashion magnate claims, narcissistic and unashamedly self-gratifying. At worst? A sorry way to define a generation and a potentially damaging by-product of a supposedly liberating medium.

Michelle Keegan Slaps Down #NoMakeUpSelfie Criticism

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Michelle Keegan has defended herself on Twitter after critics claimed she had lied about not wearing makeup in a recent selfie. The ‘Corrie’ ac...

Reaction to No Makeup Selfies Reveals How Most of Us Really Feel About Cosmetics

The Conversation UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Conversation UK

What do you think the opposite sex finds attractive in you? If you're a guy, do you think that women prefer bulging muscles and washboard abs? Or, if you're a woman, maybe you think men prefer skinny girls, like the ones we see on the catwalk? If so, you're likely mistaken.

Cheryl Shares Her 'Flawless' Barefaced Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

If you needed any convincing that Cheryl Cole is a natural beauty then this barefaced selfie of the 'X Factor' star should probably do it. Chezza, ...

Can Everyone Stop Bitching About #nomakeupcancerawarenessselfies Already?!

Alice Carder | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech
Alice Carder

Why are people angry that women who've posted have received 'natural beauty' acclamations from friends and strangers? Personally I think if women want to congratulate one another on their collective natural beauty this can only be a step in the right direction of mutual support and love

Helen Flanagan Posts A 'No Makeup Selfie'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Helen Flanagan is the latest star to post a 'no-makeup selfie' on her Instagram page. For the past few days, women have been ditching their makeup ...

No Make Up Nomination - The Latest Craze

Lucy Roberts | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Lucy Roberts

The latest craze to bare its face on social media sites is one with good intentions. This rarity of positive campaigning is wiping the face of social media. Women are baring their faces without make up or the use of editing tools to raise awareness for the young victim who may have been saved if she had been allowed to be screen for cervical cancer at a younger age...

Why I Won't Be Posting a Make-Up Free Selfie

Emily Buchanan | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech
Emily Buchanan

"Here's a picture of me. Beautiful. Bare-faced. Make-up free. Like it. Share it. Validate me. Do the same and I'll validate you. Go on, take a selfie. It's for a good cause LOL!" Tell me, what is the good cause? Who exactly is this benefitting other than the person in the picture, who will undoubtedly be swathed with social endorsements of her natural beauty?

The Best Selfies Ever

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

Selfie, a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website, states the...

'Internet, a Gift From God' - The Pope of the Digital Age

Alessandro Bonzio | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech
Alessandro Bonzio

The problematic relationship between faith and technology is amongst the most difficult of the challenges faced by Jorge Mario Bergoglio's papacy. Yet many see his interest in the digital as a symbol of the renovation underway in the contemporary Catholic establishment...

Random Man Launches Attempt To Beat Ellen's Oscars Selfie (And He's Winning)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Tech

A man in Texas, who has Tweeted a total of six times in his life, has launched an attempt to beat Ellen Degeneres' record for the most reTweeted pictu...

Meet The Original Selfie Taker

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you think Kim Kardashian or Rihanna were the ultimate selfie takers, think again. We've found a new contender for the crown. Meet Karl Baden, a ...

Are Selfies a Sign of Low Self Esteem - The Greater the 'Pose' the Greater the Desire For Others' Attention

BritChick Paris | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Tech
BritChick Paris

‎It is not the self-portrait that's the problem it's the intention behind it. When we are little we make funny faces in front of the camera and are uninhibited in every way. Hormones hit and we feel the crushing weight of spots, braces, bad hair and glasses, not to mention all the stuff that's going on inside. It is not surprising that they have to fake it to feel pretty enough.

'Selfie Level 11 Achieved'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

This is Christian and he's just won the selfie genre. Or as Reddit user Zchavago said: "Selfie level 11 achieved." He was taking part in the Hou...

VIDEO: Plane Crash Survivor Takes Selfie Moments After Disaster

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A man who suffered a terrifying ordeal after his plane ditched in the Pacific Ocean took a selfie moments later as he waited for rescue. Ferdinand ...

Twitter Troll Posts Buckingham Palace Selfie Hours Before Pleading Guilty

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

One Twitter troll who pleaded guilty to sending "menacing" tweets to a feminist campaigner posted a selfie outside Buckingham Palace this morning on h...

#SelfieOlympics: The Selfie Game Is The Best New Twitter Account Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Selfies, an abomination that often reflect humanity's narcissistic descent, may have been saved by a viral internet sensation. Social media users o...

Eleven Reasons Why I Selfie: And You?

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Tech
Laxmi Hariharan

I thought I had moved on, until technology brought it all back in reverse focus: to my self. And, now that these pictures I take of my reflection have been officially recognised as an art form, it's made taking self-portraits even more weirdly appealing.

PICTURES: Selfies On The Farm

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK

Old MacDonald had a farm ee i ee i oh! And on that farm he liked to take selfies obvs, lol, rofl, lmao. Yes, the self-portrait trend has gone ...