Selfie

New study suggests that taking selfies is bad for your relationship

Whether your go-to is a side profile shot, you love the traditional head-on approach or you prefer spicing it up with some definitely-not-staged candids, taking selfies is part of social media culture.  Though self-love is undoubtedly important, studies have shown that there are negative...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 9:21pm

New Instagram update will upgrade your selfie game

Instagram will now allow you to share multiple photos and videos in a single post.The popular photo-sharing app released an update Wednesdaythat will give users the ability to select their favorite 10 photos or images and create a slideshow that will appear in one Instagram post.This latest update...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 4:35pm

Chelsea Peretti and Jordan Peele are havin’ a baby!

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actress Chelsea Peretti and her husband Jordan Peele, are expecting. The actress and comedian posted a cute lil’ subtle selfie on Instagram on the tail of Beyonce’s own record breaking announcement.Related: Beyoncé announces that she's having TWINS! beyonce schmonce A photo...

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 1:46am

Anthony Weiner in 'Danger?' Facing possible child pornography charges: Reports

Anthony Weiner, the former New York congressman and serial sexter, could face child pornography charges in connection with his alleged sexting with a 15-year-old girl, according to news media reports.Weiner, who is being investigated by the U.S. Attorney General’s Office, could face a minimum of 15...

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 2:07am

The future of selfies is a mini drone

If you think a selfie stick is the pinnacle of capturing the perfect photo of yourself, you need to meet the AirSelfie.This mini drone is housed in a smartphone case and can be piloted up to 60 feet in the air, making sure that all your friends get in the shot while your arms do not.And the best...

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 2:19am

Are ballot 'selfies' illegal in New York?

If you had the #Selfie song queued up and were ready to sing “I’m gonna drop my vote, but first, lemme take a #selfie”, you might want to reprogram your Election Day playlist.Many people—including early voters like Justin Timberlake—have been excited to share their role in American history by...

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 5:47am

Can you take a ballot selfie in Massachusetts?

Whether you're one of the estimated 130,000 Massachusetts residents who voted early,or you're waiting to cast your ballot on Nov. 8, you probably see voting as an important way to participate in our democracy. Maybe you even want to show your enthusiasm for your candidate-of-choice by taking a...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:27pm

Artists create 'MacBook Selfie Stick'

If you’re the type to roll your eyes when someone whips out a selfie stick, this device may make you cringe.Artists Moises (Art404),John Yuyi,Tom Gallehave created the MacBook Selfie Stick. The device lets the user mount a MacBook computer at the end of a long pole to snap a selfie with the laptop'...

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 3:06am

In Russia, they teach you how to fight with a selfie stick

Littering every tourist-yplace, selfie sticks are among the most hated gadgets, so much so you could almost see users of the "wand of Narcissus" being taken out of action. Now, a sports center in Moscow, Russia, is offering self-defence classes on how to fight using a selfie stick.Starting from...

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 10:57pm

PHOTO: Guy takes perfect selfie during Amsterdam Gay Pride Festival

During the Canal Parade at the Amsterdam Gay Pride Festival, a guydressed in a navycostumeriding aFlyboardtakes one of the bestselfieswe've ever seen.If you're going to use a selfie stick you better make sure you use it properly.Not only does he nail the perfect shot, he does it while soaring high...

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 5:53pm

Cannes film festival: will stars' red carpet selfies delay screenings?

Reuters–The world's most important film festival is about to start in Cannes with a mix of starpower, art house cinema, Hollywood blockbusters and everything in between, though its director would be happier if the "selfie" had never been invented.After making a selection from 1,854 films, festival...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 6:06am

Royal decree: Selfies are bad

Prince Harry, the British royal family's backup plan if something happens to Prince William, has some very strong opinions about the social media habits of today's young people. While chatting with a teenager during an official visit to Australia, Harry cautioned the youth to knock it off with the...

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 3:27am

LA-based photographer Ari Fararooy takes great pride in his selfies

We take selfies all the time but how many of our shots can match up to these creative, eye-popping works of self-obsession? With the help of drones and striking locations Ari Fararooy, LA-based photographer, prides himself on snapping self-portraits, each one more cleverly composed than the last.Do...

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 8:27pm

'Colbert', 'OITNB' and the other shows we loved in 2014

​With so many new ways to watch TV and so many new channels trying out original content, it's easy to hit TV overload. It would be frustrating, if it weren't a sign of how much great TV there is to watch these days. In that spirit, we've collected a list of shows to honor for the things we liked...

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 1:54am

Top pop culture moments of 2014

Hashtag or no hashtag, I just checked and the Internet remains safely unbroken. But that doesn't mean this image of Kim Kardashian's physics-defying derriere hasn't broken something deep inside of me. Could be my spirit, could be my brain, tough to say. But while Ms. Kardashian may not have broken...

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 3:54am

MTA warns NYers to play it safe with cell phones, buses

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority released a trio of TV and web public service announcements on Wednesday to warn passengers, pedestrians and cyclists about the perils cell phone usage and city buses.Although the transit agency reports a 14 percent drop in bus collisions with pedestrians...

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 2:49am

Metro TV Talk: October 24, 2014

Metro's TV editor Lisa Weidenfeld and Hollywood Correspondent Ned Ehrbar take on the week in television. This week, why aren't the new comedies (other than "Black-ish") catching on? Who are these millions of people watching "the Walking Dead"? And will anyone aside from Ned miss "Boardwalk Empire"?...

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 12:19am