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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, a...

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...

#Awkward Social Media Moments

Sadie Brown | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Tech
Sadie Brown

I am an avid Tweeter and Instagramer with touches of Facebook and Pinterest on the side. What's better than connecting with your loved ones wherever they are in the world, posting a selfie when you feel good, and keeping up to date with world news, trends and your favourite celebrities and brands at the swipe of your finger. But like all good things in life, there is ultimately a downside...

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Vicky Frankland | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Frankland

One thing that we are often told is that we always should strive to be better and in many ways, I agree. Working hard to progress your career, creating goals and attaining them; developing your personality and the way you treat others; all of these things are beneficial to you.

This Man Literally Has The World At His Feet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Tech

Gerald Donovan is one of the few people who can say they've had the feeling of having the entire world at their feet after he took these incredible ph...

These Selfies Are Way Better Than Your Selfies

The Huffington Post UK/Caters | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Tech

If you want to put that selfie stick you bought to good use, consider booking a flight to Hong Kong. These high altitude snaps were taken by vetera...

The 'Selfie' Trend

Matthew Davies | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech
Matthew Davies

According to recent theory, the trend of taking "selfies" is actually linked to mental health conditions, with a focus on an individuals obsession with looks and image. Studies have revealed that the majority of teenagers who are image and body conscious, have a compulsion to repeatedly take and post selfies across social media sites.

If Disney Characters Could Take Selfies...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Just imagine if you could follow your favourite Disney characters on Instagram. Well, hardcore Disney fans, this could be the next best thing... ...

Drone Selfies Are Getting REALLY Good

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Tech

So while you'll have a hard time beating an astronaut this certainly comes close to being one of the coolest selfies we've ever seen. Matt Benedett...

HTC's New Phone Is Entirely Selfie-Centered

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Tech

HTC has unveiled its newest smartphone the HTC Desire Eye and while on the surface it may seem to be nothing more than another mid-range handset it's ...

This Owl Has No Idea What To Do With An iPhone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

Kuu the Owl should, in theory, be much wiser than all of us. Unfortunately, place an iPhone in 'Selfie' mode and it all falls to pieces. The screec...

Dad Captures His Daughter Taking Ridiculous Selfies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Comedy

A dad, who is fast becoming our favourite internet hero, has filmed his teenage daughter taking the most ridiculous selfies in the back of his car. ...

The Cult of Celebrity

Rae Mullins | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Mullins

We have created a culture that, on mass, rejects spiritual belief yet deifies the famous. Our new, modern day religion is the focal point of many people's lives. A whopping 11.7 million people trawl through the celebrity gossip pages of the Mail Online every day!

Kim Kardashian's 'Selfish' Publicity Stunt

Imogen Groome | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Imogen Groome

Everyone's heard of the term "selfie" - most of us have taken huge numbers of them and slapped them up on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram...it's hugely popular. But Kim Kardashian has taken the concept further, by planning to release a book of them, called "Selfish." 352 pages. $19.95.

These #FeministsAreUgly Selfies Prove Feminists Are Hot - But Should We Care?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ask your average chauvinist what he thinks about feminists and the answer will likely be along the lines of "they're all hairy, ugly and single and ha...

One % Practice, 99 % Facebook

Matt D Ryan | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt D Ryan

It seems we are no longer assessing our self-development by self-inquiry but by the amount of blue thumbs up we get on our status update. When our sense of worth is hinging on social media, it's time we think about quitting. I mean, what the hell is going on here?

Picture Perfect: Why the Female Selfie is Here to Stay

Anna Brown | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Tech
Anna Brown

I'm ashamed to admit that when the trend first started, I too brushed it off as an over-indulgent social media phase that would probably just die out. Thankfully it hasn't - and the selfie is fast becoming one of the most incredible celebrations of women the internet has ever seen.

'Gun Selfie' Attempt Results In Tragically Predictable Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech

A selfie-obsessed man shot himself in the head while reportedly attempting to take a picture of himself with a gun. Oscar Otero Aguilar, 21, a vet ...

Why There's Nothing Hot About Posing With a Tiger

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Mansbridge

Although it's likely the tiger will be young, trained through negative conditioning and fear based domination techniques, and depending on its age, often chained up (all day long), there is very definitely the element of risk.

When Selfies and Draw Something Meet, It Can Get UGLY

Sean Craddock | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Tech
Sean Craddock

I'm an addict, and I'm addicted to French Girls. Before you come to your own debauched conclusions about that statement, let me clarify: French Girls is an iPhone app... The premise is simple. You take a selfie, it gets uploaded to the app, then other users paint you.

'Selfie Surgery': A Modern Phenomenon

Jan Stanek | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Tech
Jan Stanek

As long as self-awareness exists alongside the natural human drive of self-improvement it is likely that aesthetic surgery will continue to exist. In some respects it may be considered no more than one end of the spectrum of human grooming and presentation.

Love Your Self(ie): The Positive Rise of Selfie Culture

Gabrielle Leimon | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gabrielle Leimon

Ever since getting my iPhone and experimenting with apps like Snapchat and Instagram, I found myself taking more selfies and viewing myself in this way more regularly. It made me really look at myself and assess the aspects of my face and, in time, I realised that I actually really like the way that I look not just in the strategically angled and well lit photos that we take of ourselves.

Why the Tour de France Has Proved We Are Selfie-Obsessed

Dr Mariann Hardey | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Dr Mariann Hardey

American cyclist Tejay van Garderen branded the craze 'a dangerous mix of vanity and stupidity' ... in this technologically driven age, each spectator wants to prove they were part of the action and hence the selfie found a new arena... it undoubtedly gravitates towards narcissism. 'Look at how much fun I'm having, I want you to envy me'.

Girl With Facial Birthmark Shows Bullies Who's Boss

Caters News | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Once upon a time Amy Elsegood was bullied and called "blob face" because of a dark facial birthmark along the right-hand side of her face. Fast-fo...