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A young fellow from Chattanooga, Tennessee named David Karnauch posted a photo to Instagram on Sunday in which he’s standing on a railing in a restricted area of the Brooklyn Bridge, between the water and the roadway. He used a selfie stick to take the photo and his free hand made some sort of vague […]

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The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded that selfies likely caused a small plane to crash in Colorado in May. Quartz writes that Amritpal Singh, who was transporting musician Jatinder Singh, most likely became “disoriented by the flash of his cellphone” after taking a selfie. It’s the first time the board has ever cited a […]

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Sixteen-year-old Annalisa Hartlaub, a possible usurper of Tavi’s teenage fashion queendom, has clearly worked out how to become an internet darling overnight — nostalgia. Don’t just appeal to one group of olds, hit ’em all! For a photo class project, Hartlaub took selfies to the next level, styling herself as a counter-cultural archetype, twice for each […]

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According to the “Culture Track” study of “attitudes and behaviors among U.S. cultural audiences” you are: OVERSTIMULATED             PROMISCUOUS  HYPER-CONNECTED                    CYNICAL  OVERCOMMITTED                       SELF-FOCUSED BUT CURIOUS  The New York-based firm LaPlaca Cohen released this incredibly amusing […]

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Imagine a world in which you needn’t even raise your hand to take a self-portrait. Do away with your iPhone — to think, the front-facing camera was once the height of autophotographic technology! — and step up to the selfie mirror. Smile, and it automatically snaps your photo and uploads it to the social network […]

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Turkish protester Ali Emre Mazlumoğlu took the above photo from the back of a police van March 7. Selfie dediğin polis otosunda gözaltındayken çekilir (7 Mart) pic.twitter.com/oc5Lit3Z1z — Ali Emre Mazlumoğlu (@AEMazlumoglu) March 10, 2014 The caption, roughly translated, says they’re in custody in a police car. The photo, of course, recalls Ellen Degeneres’ famous Oscars […]

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Don’t jump–until the Post gets this picture for its cover! The New York Post’s poor taste reached a new low on Wednesday when the paper published on its cover a photo of a suicidal man on the Brooklyn Bridge along with a woman who was supposedly taking a “selfie” in front of him. With hundreds […]

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As was foretold in the scriptures, here is “Feeling Cagey,” a constantly updating feed of Instagram photos tagged #selfie with Nicolas Cage’s handsome mug automatically superimposed on top. Just remember: when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you. Happy Friday! […]

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The Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair in South Bank, London has just opened. Earlier, we posted that Kyle Chayka and I curated an installation of 19 artists, 17 selfie-based video art pieces (all 30 seconds or shorter) with an interactive booth. It’s there. ATTENTION FELLOW PRESS PPL: Let me answer this Q 4u… Are […]

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Earlier this year, the Shortest Video Art Ever Sold! project at the Moving Image Contemporary Video Art Fair in New York made a few headlines with the world’s first Vine sale (Shout out Angela Washko!) Ok, so there was a hacking of Vine involved, but the exciting part in the long-run is the ongoing conversation of a micro-collecting community and the work that artists […]

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