Fields of sunflowers are now a common sight all over the world – but this has only been the case relatively recently.
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.
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).
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.
Digital and animal cultures pose a profound challenge to the law’s recognition of human uniqueness.
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?
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?
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.
Social media can have a damaging effect on body image, but the way to protect against that is learning how to view images critically.
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.
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.
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.
Glamour labor is a phenomenon of the digital age, which is radically changing the way we think about work, success and privacy.
Plans to introduce voice and facial recognition technology for online shopping and banking point to a password-free future.
An endless stream of self-obsessed selfies could signal your narcissistic streak.
If Kim Kardashian is being peddled to us as both art and feminism, we – and she – are in really dire straits.