Murder Suspect Caught Taking Selfies Behind Bars

A Georgia woman accused of robbing, beating, and burning a grandmother who later died has been caught taking selfies and posting them to social media while behind bars.

Hillary Clinton selfie (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

The Obsessive Narcissism of the #NeverTrump Bots

There is a repeated theme in the arguments made by “NeverTrump,” those Republicans who have sworn not to vote for the party’s nominee, Donald Trump. That theme is: “I, me, mine.”

Obama Selfie (Roberto Schmidt / AFP / Getty)

Doctor Blames Selfies for Nationwide Head Lice Infestation

A Wisconsin pediatrician set off a slight panic over the Internet when she blamed selfies for a nationwide lice infestation among teens and adolescents in 25 states. Since then, the transference of the parasitic louse has been dubbed “social media lice.”

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Obama: ‘No Selfies!’

“Maybe this will be the end of all selfies,” White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer warned on CBS’s Face the Nation after the event. “Someone who uses the President’s likeness to promote a product … that’s a problem with the White House.”


Statue of Selfie-Taking Ottoman Prince Vandalized

A statue of an Ottoman prince taking a selfie in the Turkish city of Amasya has become both a major tourist attraction and the victim of multiple vandalizations, as residents and tourists alike differ on whether the artwork is a fun homage to the city’s history or a vulgar commercialization of Turkish culture.


Snap Education 101: California Universities Offer #Selfie Class

Social media’s undeniable influence on society and culture has snapped its way into the educational system. Schools like the University of Southern California are reportedly offering a “#SelfieClass” to show the ways in which society views gender, race, class and sexuality


Thai Military Junta: Women Face Five Years in Prison for ‘Underboob Selfies’

The government of Thailand has issued a warning that the Ministry of Culture would begin prosecuting women who post “underboob selfies” on the Internet: photos exposing the bottom half of their breasts. The photos, usually taken so that the woman cannot be identified, have become a growing trend internationally.


NTSB: Selfie Photos May Have Led to Fatal Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that a fatal plane crash near Denver last year was most likely caused by a pilot who was distracted by taking selfie photos in the cockpit.

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Use a Selfie Stick? You Might Be a Psychopath

An Ohio State University (OSU) professor, concerned about the self-absorption exhibited by those who take selfies, has a new target: the selfie stick, a metal rod attached to smartphones that enables picture-takers to photograph themselves from farther away, thus including more people.