Ubergizmo: Bear Finds Lost GoPro And Shoots A Selfie Video With It

Ubergizmo: Bear Finds Lost GoPro And Shoots A Selfie Video With It. “The footage (see video above) shows the bear hitting the camera around with both of its paws and even carrying it in its mouth. The bear seems to eventually get bored of the GoPro, perhaps after figuring out it isn’t edible, and leaves it on the ground where [Dylan] Schilt eventually stumbles across it himself.”

How to Take a Good Selfie Video: 10 Tips (MakeUseOf)

MakeUseOf: How to Take a Good Selfie Video: 10 Tips . “If you’re active on platforms, such as TikTok and Instagram, you’ve already seen countless selfie videos. With the new generation moving away from image-based content and preferring the interactive format of videos, it might be time to jump on board. We’re going to discuss why you should consider taking selfie videos, and give you some tips on how to shoot them.”

CityNews 1130: BC Hydro warns against dangerous selfies in the name of social media glory

CityNews 1130: BC Hydro warns against dangerous selfies in the name of social media glory. “Don’t do it for the ‘Gram — that’s the message from BC Hydro which finds too many people are risking their lives for social media glory. The utility is urging people to think twice before they do something that could have serious consequences. From climbing transmission towers to swimming in restricted areas, a new report from the utility suggests there has been a 200 per cent increase in trespassing incidents at dams, reservoirs, and recreation sites.”

Global Times: Chinese netizens offer advice to Indians on how to prevent deadly selfie accidents

Global Times: Chinese netizens offer advice to Indians on how to prevent deadly selfie accidents. “Has taking selfies become a deadly extreme sport? The answer is yes. On Monday, the news that more people have died while taking selfies in India than any other place around the world shocked Chinese netizens, who took to social media to provide tips on how to safely take memorable photos without putting one’s life in danger.”

Beebom: Poparazzi Is a New Instagram-like App That Doesn’t Let You Post Selfies

Beebom: Poparazzi Is a New Instagram-like App That Doesn’t Let You Post Selfies. “Tired of Instagram getting cluttered with Stories, Reels, and what not? Does everyone seem to be projecting a fake life online? Well, A fresh photo-sharing app has surfaced last week and it didn’t take long for it to take the top spot on the App Store. And well, we are not surprised. Dubbed Poparazzi, the app is developed by a California-based startup TTYL, and it is essentially the opposite of Instagram.”

Washington Post: This woman, 82, dresses to the nines each Sunday for virtual church. Her selfies have become legendary.

Washington Post: This woman, 82, dresses to the nines each Sunday for virtual church. Her selfies have become legendary.. “It’s been more than a year now that churchgoers have been watching virtual streaming Sunday services on their cellphones and computers during the pandemic. Many have made a habit of tuning in while wearing cozy sweatpants or pajamas. Then there’s La Verne Ford Wimberly of Tulsa. The 82-year-old retired educator decks herself out head to toe every Sunday, then — to the delight of fellow parishioners at Metropolitan Baptist Church — posts a selfie on Facebook after the service.”

Instagram-ready: Vietnamese influencer teaches art of posing (Agence France-Presse)

Agence France-Presse: Instagram-ready: Vietnamese influencer teaches art of posing. “How to smile, where to place a hand, which direction to face: young Vietnamese social media users are snapping up a popular influencer’s course on posing for the perfect photo. In communist Vietnam, where 70 percent of the population is under 35, the classes are particularly popular with young women. Instructor Pham Kieu Ly – who has hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram and TikTok –set up the $130 course in Hanoi after women began asking her how to look their best in photos, largely for social media.”

International Business Times: Intern’s Selfie With Keys Forces German Prison To Change Over 600 Locks, Costs Him His Job

International Business Times: Intern’s Selfie With Keys Forces German Prison To Change Over 600 Locks, Costs Him His Job. “The trainee who remains unnamed, inadvertently shared the picture with his friends to brag about his new job, local media reported. The thoughtless action, however, caused a serious security threat to the prison that houses 657 inmates. The mindlessness of the intern could have resulted in a mass break-out at the prison as anyone could have easily made replicas of the keys with the leaked image.”

Phys .org: Tourists could be spreading the virus causing COVID-19 to wild mountain gorillas by taking selfies with the animals

Phys .org: Tourists could be spreading the virus causing COVID-19 to wild mountain gorillas by taking selfies with the animals. “Tourists could be spreading the virus causing COVID-19 to wild mountain gorillas by taking selfies with the animals without following precautions. Researchers from Oxford Brookes University examined nearly 1,000 Instagram posts and found most gorilla trekking tourists were close enough to the animals, without face masks on, to make transmission of viruses and diseases possible.”

TNW: Beauty is in the app of the beholder

TNW: Beauty is in the app of the beholder. “There has long been whispers about phone cameras secretly post-processing your selfies to make you ‘more beautiful,’ with the iPhone XS ‘Beautygate’ scandal perhaps being the most notorious instance of this trend. Critics have argued such automated edits fundamentally cultivate a culture of unobtainable beauty standards, which in turn leads to more extreme urges to manipulate our image — there are plenty of examples of pushing this beyond the norm in the popular Instagram versus Reality subreddit.”