People takes selfies with their mobile phones near the ruins of earthquakes in Palu Central Sulawesi last October.
Taking selfie at disaster sites is so wrong at many levels. Not only it poses risks but the action also indicates mental issues
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was recently the subject of a racist video rant.
Calls to impose harsh prison sentences for verbal crimen injuria are often premised on the need to deter such behaviour.
Fields of sunflowers are now a common sight all over the world – but this has only been the case relatively recently.
India has become the world leader in selfie-related accidental deaths.
As authorities crack down on selfies and social media, the underlying causes of conflict and potential to use social media to bring about positive social change are overlooked.
Kangaroos probably don’t enjoy social media photos as much as we do.
Here's some advice on taking selfies with wild animals: don't. It's not fun for the animal, and can have serious knock-on effects for their health. And you could be injured (or worse).
Urban Light by Christ Burden at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Rabbit Town displays a similar installation that allegedly copies Burden’s work.
Travelling will never be the same with the advances of communication technology. The recently opened theme park Rabbit Town shows this.
Selfie tourism is changing the experience of traveling for many people – and not necessarily in a positive way.
Technology has changed the way we travel. While social media can be a useful tourism tool, we need more education to ensure 'selfie tourism' doesn't become the norm.
As former partner of TOWIE star Ferne McCann is sentenced for throwing acid in a nightclub, a criminologist considers the real reasons such attacks are on the rise.
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Digital and animal cultures pose a profound challenge to the law’s recognition of human uniqueness.
I’m already famous, thanks…
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Three techniques Andy Warhol used can also help you to take and post pictures that people will find engaging.
Are we really filtering out our ability to cope with our own imperfections?
What's the proper way to behave at a Holocaust memorial? Is that even the right question?
All primates have opposable thumbs – and some flaunt these in the cutest way.
Courtesy of Lory Park Zoo
Much like the hair you carefully rearrange before a selfie, your cheek muscles and the accompanying smile date back about 250 million years.
Selfies are blamed for encouraging everything from risky behaviour to rampant narcissism. But selfies can be potent acts of self-communication – and anyway, is self-regard a bad thing?
Westminster Abbey doesn’t want you to take any selfies.
It's easier than ever to visually record our lives thanks to the smartphone and now Snapchat glasses, but many museums and other places are fighting a losing and misguided battle against the trend.
The rise of the selfie can lead to a great deal of negative comparison and self-doubt.
Social media can have a damaging effect on body image, but the way to protect against that is learning how to view images critically.
Akbar Maulana, an Indonesian high school student in Turkey, talks with his teacher. Akbar is the main character in the newly released documentary Jihad Selfie.
Why do boys decide to join Islamic State? A new documentary focusses on an Indonesian teenager who considers becoming a foreign fighter but takes another path. The film is now being screened to young people across the nation.
Researchers in Maine pose with terns after measuring, weighing and banding the birds. But what if they weren’t scientists?
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Why do so many people take safety risks or abuse wild animals for the sake of a photo with them? In one researcher's view, scientists may encourage this trend by sharing their own wildlife selfies.
A sign banning selfie sticks in an Osaka train station in Japan.
In 2015 more people around the world died while taking selfies than were killed by sharks. Many tourist landmarks have banned the taking of selfies and selfie sticks to prevent untimely accidents.
Some selfies are more dangerous than others…
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After a selfie-snapping man was mauled to death by a bear, a psychologist wonders why people feel so compelled to capture and share images of themselves.