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These athletes took a selfie that captures the essence of the Olympic spirit

These athletes took a selfie that captures the essence of the Olympic spirit LONDON — It's easy to get carried away in all the excitement that inevitably accompanies the Olympic Games: the splendor of the opening ceremony, the hair-raising injuries, the cringeworthy commentary, the incredible feats of athleticism, that oily Tonga guy.Who would have thought that a selfie would bring us back to the true spirit of the Games?

Is social media destroying our photos?

Is social media destroying our photos? For one, Snapchat pictures can appear grainy if the lighting is poor or the angle isn’t right.While the photo quality can be remedied with one of four of the filters on the app, Snapchat photos aren’t intended for posterity.

'Safety selfies' snap their way to workplace improvement

'Safety selfies' snap their way to workplace improvement Managers have been finding that some employees are finding it difficult to adopt workplace culture change after the Health and Safety Work Act was enacted this year.We then developed an app that helps people show-off that they are being safe at work," says Clint Van Marrewijk, ThunderMaps chief executive.

Holding a peace sign in your selfie uld ruin your life

Holding a peace sign in your selfie uld ruin your life A new study out of Japan claims fingerprints can be detected, and potentially stolen, from photos posted on social media.Nick FitzGerald, senior researcher at ESET, says the use of fingerprints is increasingly being considered as an alternative, or supplemental, authentication to passwords and other more traditional means of authentication.

This website finds the perfect reaction GIF to express your selfies

This website finds the perfect reaction GIF to express your selfies Alex Holachek's "Reaction GIF Generator" (via BoingBoing) isn't your typical GIF generator.The result of his mashup is this hilarious GIF generator that analyzes your selfie and then spits out a GIF to match your facial expression.

Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.K. Rowling bless the world with an incredible selfie

Lin-Manuel Miranda and J.K. Rowling bless the world with an incredible selfie Joy-creators and Gods among mortals, writer/actor/everything Lin-Manuel Miranda and Her Highness J.Rowling's worlds have collided at the BAFTA Awards Sunday night, causing a happiness explosion across Twitter.

The double-edged selfie: Study shows people like taking selfies, but not seeing them

The double-edged selfie: Study shows people like taking selfies, but not seeing them The emotions that are tied to taking a selfie are actually the opposite when viewing a selfie, a new study from the University of Munich suggests.About 77 percent of the participants said they took selfies once a month or more — yet 82 percent said they’d rather see more “regular” photos and fewer selfies.

Xiaomi just released a new selfie stick that doubles as a tripod

Xiaomi just released a new selfie stick that doubles as a tripod Did you think the era of the selfie stick had come and gone?Meet the Mi Selfie Stick Tripod, a selfie stick that fulfills all your self-photography needs.

Mom taking a secret selfie gets caught in the act by her nosey daughter

Mom taking a secret selfie gets caught in the act by her nosey daughter Who said selfies are just for the teens?Her reaction is absolutely priceless:  Note the sunglasses, the lighting and the angled peace sign pose: all the makings of the perfect selfie.

Man arrested for destroying multiple copies of Kim Kardashian's selfie book

Man arrested for destroying multiple copies of Kim Kardashian's selfie book Who knew selfies could induce such anger?Carl Puia, a 74-year-old man from Glastonbury, Connecticut, was arrested this week for alleged criminal mischief after destroying a half-dozen copies of Kim Kardashian's selfie book, Selfish, at a local Barnes & Noble.

Elderly man helps couple take a romantic photo and fails brilliantly

Elderly man helps couple take a romantic photo and fails brilliantly This man is either a brilliant troll or helplessly hilarious.According to Redditor Tyguy462, a sweet old man approached him and his wife on the beach and offered to take their photo.