Selfies

A selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a hand-held digital camera or camera phone. Selfies are often shared on social networking services such as Instagram, Snapchat, and Tumblr. They are often casual, and are typically taken either with a camera held at arm's length or in a mirror.
Posts about Selfies
  • Why the marketing world is one big selfie

    … By Mark Schaefer I had lunch with a friend the other day and we were observing a bunch of young people taking selfies. “You know,” he said, “the marketing world is just one big selfie.” So this became a discussion topic and perhaps it’s true. Here is what we would learn if we looked at the current marketing culture through the psychology…

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  • It’s Facebook’s Turn to Test a Stories Feature

    … and videos to their Facebook Stories, which are visible for 24 hours, and that content does not appear in News Feed or on users’ Timelines. Friends can reply to Facebook Stories with direct messages, and selfie filters and geofilters (sound familiar?) are also available. Heath also pointed out that much like Instagram, the new feature is appearing…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 27 readers -
  • Yelp Update Lets Users Take ‘Yelfies,’ Share Bookmark Collections

    … with a selfie, and also includes a business’ name and Yelp star rating. When checking in to a business, a user can create a Yelfie by first taking a picture of their surroundings, and then taking a selfie, which will be added to the picture in a circle that can be dragged around the screen. Users can also move and resize the business’ name and star rating…

    AllFacebook- 18 readers -
  • Lightricks Launches Facetune 2 Photo-Editing App on iOS

    …. Elsewhere, the app’s Live Preview feature uses augmented reality to allow users to preview certain edits before taking pictures with their front-facing cameras. As examples, users can preview edits associated with smoothing their skin and whitening their teeth. While Facetune 2 can be downloaded for free, only some of the app’s features are freely…

    AllFacebook- 18 readers -
  • Insta-Famous, or the Anxiety of Influence

    … about turning up, looking ridiculous, posing, twitching in your seat as you check your social media feeds, fleeing, changing, repeating … It’s all pretty embarrassing. Embarrassing? Perhaps, but selfies make a mint. Small screen, big money Runways are still important, but people seem to be more inspired by seeing how influencers present fashion week…

    Inside Facebookin Social YouTube- 14 readers -
  • 5 Signs of a Weak Social Media Campaign

    … that will not only drive your message across to the audience, but is also aimed at soliciting a positive reaction from them, is not easy. But the very strength of your campaign hinges on it. If you go wrong with your ad title, you could see your Ad Relevance Score drop to a low “2/10”, as shown in Facebook’s guide. This guide on the WordStream blog offers…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 20 readers -
  • Periscope Debuts Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Snapchat-Style Selfie Masks

    … are a lighthearted example of the types of tools our team is working on to help you create compelling live video. We’re excited to bring you more advanced tools soon. Readers: What are your thoughts on Periscope’s candidate selfie masks? Masks image credit: “Hillary Clinton with Supporters” by Gage Skidmore, used under CC-BY-SA 2.0/modified from original; “Donald Trump” by Gage Skidmore, used under CC-BY-SA 2.0/modified from original. …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Mobile Game Roundup: Infinite Tanks, Tiny Miners and More

    … to play on slot machines inspired by television show Extra. Finally, Ubisoft released Face Up: The Selfie Game. The multiplayer quiz game allows users to take selfies as they act out expressions for other players to guess. If you’re looking for a different game to play, here’s a look at some of the additional mobile games that were released…

    AllTwitter- 27 readers -
  • Ubisoft Launches Face Up: The Selfie Game on Mobile

    … Ubisoft announced the release of Face Up: The Selfie Game on iOS and Android. The multiplayer quiz game is similar to charades, and it allows users to act out expressions for other users to guess by taking selfies. In Face Up: The Selfie Game, users can challenge their friends or strangers to two-player matches. In each game, players will take…

    AllTwitter- 26 readers -
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