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Snooping on Your Smartphone: How to Avoid Apps Spying on You

Kevin Deegan | Posted 03.24.2015 | Technology
Kevin Deegan

Not all apps are innocent programs with your best interests at heart. In fact, many apps can snoop on you, and some could be collecting your personal data right now.

5 Places Where Selfies Are Banned

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The Palace Museum, usually referred to as the Forbidden City, is a hugely popular tourist attraction in Beijing, but it's also extremely delicate. For that reason, Chinese officials have banned selfie sticks there.

Note to SELFie: One Artist's Take On Global Narcissism and Art

Susan Michals | Posted 03.17.2015 | Arts
Susan Michals

This body of work (his first in many years) is the ultimate self-portrait; splaying the artist wide open for his audience, waiting for their judgement call.

I Want to See Your Selfie

McKenna Bulkley | Posted 03.16.2015 | College
McKenna Bulkley

We forget that royals used to stand for hours posing for paintings of themselves to be hung in their home for all their guests to see. Now that we can do it instantly and often, we act like the worst thing someone can do is take a minute out of their day to show their face on social media.

One Photographer-Dancer Is Taking Ballet Selfies All Across Berlin

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.17.2015 | Arts

Mickael Jou is a photographer. And Mickael Jou is a dancer. His project "365 Photos" succinctly captures these two passions, in a series of urban snap...

How 10 Days of Selfies Changed My Life (Well, Sort Of)

Tina Plantamura | Posted 03.13.2015 | Comedy
Tina Plantamura

Chances are, you know someone (and it might be you) that takes photos of their self and shares them with friends and followers on a way too regular basis.

I Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Selfies

Ms. Canyon Girl | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Ms. Canyon Girl

Not only do selfies encourage us to engage with others, but ultimately they afford us an opportunity to connect deeply with ourselves. Who knows me better than me? What I most love about my selfies is that they chronicle my journey.

Artist Challenges Selfie Stick Ban By Taking A Bunch Of Selfies

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.27.2015 | Arts

Museums all over the world are working to ban the beloved selfie stick, but Australian artist Jesse Willesee isn't having it. As a conceptual arti...

Here's The Sweet Story Behind That Hilarious 'Fake Selfie' Proposal

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.20.2015 | Weddings

"WHA.. OH OH MY GOD. YEAH. ARE YOU SERIOUS RIGHT NOW?? IS THIS FOR REAL??? OH MY GOD, OH MY GOD. YEEEAH." With those words, Kenny Mercier and Lisa...

This Is What 64 Looks Like

Nancy Roman | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Roman

I started blogging at 60. And each year on my birthday, I have posted a new photo. There's two reasons why I share my selfie every year:

The Moment Trumps the Selfie

Lisbeth Darsh | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisbeth Darsh

Some part of me wants to tell people to stuff their phones in their pockets and stand in front of an incredible piece of art and just be. Breathe and feel what the art brings forth in you. All of the emotions are not comfortable, but they're important to feel. Or at least I think so.

Love Thy Selfie

Phu Nguyen | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

The day I learned not to measure my own beauty and self-worth by others' reactions is the day I began seeing myself in my best angles and light. So post away, lovers of thy selfies, and make no apologies. Love who you are and everyone who cares for you will continue being additions to the love you already have for yourself.

Museums Are Working On Banning Selfie Sticks To Keep Their Art Safe

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel

If you have plans to museum hop on your next vacation, be prepared to leave your selfie stick behind. Selfie sticks, which rose to popularity in 2...

New York City Museums Ban Selfie Sticks

TODAY.com | Rebecca Ungarino | Posted 02.11.2015 | Arts
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Art lovers may soon be forbidden to take that perfectly positioned selfie in front of Van Gogh's "Wheat Field With Cypresses," and they can forget abo...

Don Lemon Tweets Shirtless Selfie In The Name Of Journalism

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.03.2015 | Media

Geraldo Rivera isn't the only cable news host who likes to flaunt his bare chest on social media. CNN's Don Lemon has officially joined the shirtless ...

In A New Take On The Selfie, This Artist Casts His Own Dead Body

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.03.2015 | Arts

An artist by the name of Jeremy Millar is freaking out art lovers en masse with his piece "Self-Portrait as a Drowned Man (The Willows)," now showing ...

Why I Refuse To Apologize For My Selfies

Ian Oriol | Posted 03.16.2015 | Teen
Ian Oriol

I've finally gotten to the point where I can look in a mirror and smile at my reflection, instead of wishing for something to change. Now that I finally have that sense of self-esteem, I don't mind sharing myself with the world.

Kim Kardashian Masters The Art Of The Public Bathroom Selfie

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

On Wednesday, Kim Kardashian went out for sushi with Scott Disick in Los Angeles' Encino neighborhood wearing a gray crop top and matching knee-length...

5 Ways Parents of Preschoolers Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Here are five ways to immunize your kids against poor body image, with conversation starters, media picks and resources to support your discussions.

Photographer Anne Geddes Doesn't Like Your 'Self-Obsessed' Selfies

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Acclaimed photographer Anne Geddes has plenty tips for capturing the perfect photograph of your children, but there's one use of the medium she does n...

Indonesian Cleric Calls Selfies A Sin. Muslim Youth Respond With More Selfies.

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.28.2015 | Religion

After a popular Muslim cleric declared selfies a sin, young Indonesians decided to take matters into their own hands -- by striking a pose and continu...

Learning to Love My Selfie: Confessions of a Supposedly Psychopathic, Narcissistic Gay Man

William Dameron | Posted 03.18.2015 | Gay Voices
William Dameron

I probably post more selfies to social-media accounts than the average male. According to a recent study this would indicate that I may be more inclined toward psychopathic and narcissistic tendencies with a dash of self-objectification thrown in for good measure. I suppose that's fine by me, considering that, not so long ago, I despised the face staring back in the mirror.

Plastic Surgery and Selfies: What's the Connection?

Erin McKelle | Posted 03.17.2015 | Style
Erin McKelle

Closeups of our faces, cocked just at the right angle with our lips pursed and our sultry gazes directed at the camera, are our prized social media possessions. Why? What is it about the selfie that makes it such a popular everyday habit among social media users?

Take A Lot Of Selfies? You Might Be A Psychopath, Science Says

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.12.2015 | Science

Love 'em or hate 'em, selfies are harmless fun -- right? Maybe not. According to new research, selfies can say a lot about your personality, and not i...

What Your Selfie Reveals About Your Inner Self

Pamela Levin | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Pamela Levin

Okay, I admit it. I've posted a few. Facebook. Twitter. Instagram and Snapchat. They can be fun, funny, sexy, beautiful, expressive, revealing and ...