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Selfies Contributed to Fatal Plane Crash, Says NTSB

Selfies Contributed to Fatal Plane Crash, Says NTSB

By Josh Wolford February 3, 2015

In May of last year, two men were killed when their Cessna 150 crashed in a field outside Denver, Colorado. Now, the National Transportation Safety Board has issued its official report – and the agency is saying that selfies likely …

Squirrels Hate Your Selfies, Bro

Now that ‘Selfie’ is the reigning word of the year and everyone from Kim Kardashian to President Obama are spending at least part of their week taking them, it appears, as a culture, we’ve pretty much accepted their inevitability. I …

James Franco Apologizes for Scamming on Teen

During a guest appearance Friday on Live With Kelly & Michael, actor James Franco addressed the controversy surrounding his attempt at a digital dalliance via Instagram with a 17-year-old female. The incident occurred after Scottish tourist Lucy Cloude was standing …

Samsung's Obama/Ortiz Selfie Ad Miffs White House Samsung's Obama/Ortiz Selfie Ad Miffs White House

Earlier this week, President Obama welcomed the Boston Red Sox to the White House to honor their 2013 World Series run. It wasn’t huge news, as the President of the United States has been welcoming championship sports teams to the …

Teen Stabs Friend 65X Over Nude Facebook Selfies Teen Stabs Friend 65X Over Nude Facebook Selfies

In well-that’s-just-a-horrible-turn-of-events news, a Mexican teen was stabbed 65 times after posting racy photos of herself and her best friend on Facebook, according to police in Guamúchil, Sinaloa. The NY Daily News reports that Erandy Gutierrez, 16, fatally stabbed Anel …

Obama Calls Ellen's Twitter Record a Cheap Stunt Obama Calls Ellen's Twitter Record a Cheap Stunt

As you may have heard, the deadline for Obamacare enrollment is fast approaching (it’s the end of the month, fyi). In order to get more people on board, President Obama has been on a media tour of sorts. The latest …

Colin Powell Is On The Salesforce Board Of Directors Colin Powell Is On The Salesforce Board Of Directors

Salesforce announced on Friday that it has appointed retired four-star general (and former National Security Advisor, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Secretary of State) Colin Powell to its Board of Directors. His position actually went into effect …

Selfies Really Are Mind-Numbingly Popular Selfies Really Are Mind-Numbingly Popular

If you asked me, my off-the-cuff answer to “what percentage of your Facebook feed consists of selfies” would be about half. Same goes for Instagram. Turns out, that isn’t that ridiculous of a statement. People really do love their selfies, …

Ellen Breaks Twitter Record At Oscars Ellen Breaks Twitter Record At Oscars

A tweet from Ellen DeGeneres during the Oscars on Sunday night – a photo of her with eleven other celebrities from the audience (taken by Bradley Cooper) has set a new record for retweets. It even crashed Twitter at one …

Are Selfies Really Causing a Lice epidemic?

According to the operator of a California-based lice removal spa, your teenagers are going to get lice because they’re taking so many damn selfies. Apparently, the epidemic has already begun. Heads have been pressed together, duck faces have been made, …

Selfies at Funerals: The Latest Teen Craze Selfies at Funerals: The Latest Teen Craze
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For anyone hoping that the selfie phase would end sometime soon–don’t count on it. There’s a new selfie trend now, which involves taking photos of oneself making awkward or otherwise ridiculous faces at funerals. Yep, funerals. A place where people …

Lady Gaga Receives Safety Alert from Instagram Lady Gaga Receives Safety Alert from Instagram

Well it’s good to know that Instagram cares about the safety of its users and takes their reports seriously. I’ve heard of people reporting others for social offenses such as spam of extreme vulgarity, but does anyone personally know someone …

OITNB Star Jason Biggs' Baby Is Tweeting Selfies OITNB Star Jason Biggs' Baby Is Tweeting Selfies

Jason Biggs, one of the stars of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black (you probably also know him from Drexell’s Class), and wife, actress Jenny Mollen, are expecting a baby. In fact the baby is already alive and tweeting. It …

When Taking Selfies Becomes Entirely Obscene When Taking Selfies Becomes Entirely Obscene

I think we’re all guilty of taking a selfie here or there. But would you be the person to take a selfie at a funeral? Or maybe even a male restroom with other guys standing at urinals? These are extreme …

Val Kilmer Teaches Conan the Art of Selfies [VIDEO]

I wasn’t aware that actor Val Kilmer took so many selfies, but a quick look through his Twitter feed confirms it: Val Kilmer is like, the best at selfies. He recently appeared on Conan to discuss his selfie prowess. Well, …

Astronaut's Selfie Puts Your Selfies to Shame

I know that your hair looked super awesome when you decided to snap that selfie in the girl’s bathroom of your local Target. Yes, your face looks super cute – I love the way you pursed your lips. Brilliant. But …

Vine for Android: Now Making Selfies a Lot Easier Vine for Android: Now Making Selfies a Lot Easier

It took Vine about five months to finally launch on Android after launching on iOS at the beginning of this year. And when that Android app arrived, well, it was kind of barebones. It didn’t supports search, mentions, hashtags, Facebook …