How Selfies Can Support Democracy

Valdemar Alsop | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Tech
Valdemar Alsop

The selfie. Whether it's narcissism or a great expression of happiness, they've ballooned in volume since the arrival of the smartphone. Lots of peopl...

Woman Tries To Take Selfie With Marching Band, Regrets It Instantly

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Comedy

Selfies are undoubtedly a big part of our culture in the modern age, but this poor woman learned the hard way that you really need to pay attention wh...

'How Do I Get a Bikini Body?' - 'Put a Bikini on Your Body'

Imogen Groome | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Imogen Groome

In recent weeks we've seen the news about the phrase "Bikini Body" being axed from Women's Health US, alongside Mar Ortiz sharing her inspirational "love handle" selfie on Instagram. These two stories address the age-old debate of what the right size really is.

Monkey Loses Battle For Copyright Over Its Own 'Selfie' Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK

A macaque has lost the battle for copyright of its selfie photographs after a judge declared the act cannot be extended to animals. US District Ju...

The Pope's 'First Selfie' Is Not All That It Seems

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK

Thousands of people from all over the world were delighted when Pope Francis posted his "first selfie" on Instagram on Monday, but there's just one pr...

The Deadly Art of the Selfie: How the Front Camera Became a Serial Killer

Gabriel Samuels | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Tech
Gabriel Samuels

I remember a time when we all thought selfies were just a bit naff. So ingrained have they become in everyday parlance and culture that it's hard to believe they've only really been this popular for roughly three years.

Can Taking a Selfie Really Help You Live Longer?

Philip Ellis | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

We all remember Microsoft's brief sojourn in facial analytics earlier this year, the 'How Old' website which guessed the age of people on social media with varying degrees of success. But chronological age is not what matters here; instead it is the rate at which a person is biologically aging, which can be affected by their lifestyle and environment.

Mobile Phone Must-Haves

Lauren Riley | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Tech
Lauren Riley

Seen as I have developed an app from scratch, you might be forgiven for thinking when it comes to mobile technology and the latest gadgets I have it all covered but you would usually be wrong. I am usually so buried in the mechanics of my business that I don't look up for air and suddenly I am out of date AGAIN.

9 Makeshift Selfie Sticks That Prove Humanity Is Doomed

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Everyone loves a selfie stick. Nowadays you can barely walk around a densely populated area without a tourist knocking you over the head with one. ...

Russian Government Issues Guidelines On Safe Selfies

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Comedy

The Russian Federation's Ministry of Internal Affairs has issued a set of guidelines hoping to teach young people how to safely take selfies. The p...

Labour Candidate Sparks Outrage By Taking Selfie At Scene Of Tunisian Beach Massacre

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

A Labour general election candidate is under fire after he was pictured using a selfie stick at the scene of the beach massacre in Tunisia. Amran ...

Woman Shoots Herself In The Head While Taking Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK

A 21-year-old woman is in a critical condition in a Russian hospital after posing with a gun to her temple while taking a selfie and accidentally pull...

Never Do A Sing-A-Long Selfie Stick Video While Driving

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Tech

Aside from looking a bit sad, this is another reason you should never use a selfie stick in a car. MORE SELFIE STICK CARNAGE: Drunken Selfie Video...

Another Major Event Bans The 'Selfie Stick'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK

Hurrah for the All England Lawn Tennis Club, which said on Sunday the accursed 'selfie stick' would be banned from entering this year’s Wimbledon to...

Female Tourists Invent New Way To Get Arrested At Rome's Colosseum

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK

Two American tourists have been arrested after they were caught carving their initials into a wall of Rome’s Colosseum – and then posing for a sel...

Lib Dem Candidate 'Deeply Regrets' Tinder Profile Crematorium Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Politics

A Liberal Democrat candidate for the May General Election has apologised for taking a selfie with a crematorium furnace and posting it on his online d...

Dronies Are The New Selfies

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Tech

The craze of taking a drone selfie or 'dronie' can go one of two ways, it'll either look showy or it'll look incredible. Alex Chacon falls into the...

Selfie 'Could Have Caused Plane Crash'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

A light aircraft crash in Colorado which cost the lives of both the pilot and the passenger, could have been caused by the pilot trying to take a self...

Indonesian Muslim Women Are Using Selfies To Fight Oppression

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK

Indonesian women have been posting streams of selfies in definace of a fatwa by prominent Muslim author Felix Siauw. Nemu foto selfie hijaber commu...

Sylvester Stallone + ‘Rocky' Steps + Tourists = Best Selfie Of All Time

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Sylvester Stallone made the steps outside Philadelphia’s Museum of Art famous back when he played Rocky Balboa in the hit 1976 film of the same name...

Humberside Police Appears To Have Dramatically Dumbed Down Its Hiring process

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK

People who cannot take selfies cannot become the next deputy chief constable of Humberside Police. Anyone seeking the £117,078-a-year job will fir...

CES 2015 Gadgets: Sorting the Gimmicks from the Game Changers

Rob Kerr | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Tech
Rob Kerr

Often gimmicks that make the most interesting story, while the genuinely useful stuff gets sidelined. To help sort the wheat from the chaff, here are three game changing gadgets from CES, and three you'll probably never own.

The Most Creative Selfie Award Goes To This Guy

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Tech

Timothy LaBranche isn't your average employee. Unlike almost everyone else in their work, LeBranche decided to spend his off hours back at work, and w...

When Selfies With Monkeys Go Very, Very Wrong...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK

OK, we’re calling it: the selfie is over. The next big thing is the selfie-gone-oh-so-very-wrong. As demonstrated absolutely perfectly in this s...

Facebook Wants To Banish The Drunken Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

The drunken selfie. We've all done it and almost no one is proud of it, which is precisely why Facebook is planning to do something about it. Faceb...