Facebook Image Recognition Technology

Facebook’s future advanced AI will stop you from uploading drunken selfies

By on December 9, 2014 at 6:45 PM.

Facebook’s future advanced AI will stop you from uploading drunken selfies

At some point in the future when your drunken self will think it’s perfectly fine to upload certain embarrassing selfies to Facebook, the social network will be so smart that it will be able to prevent it. The company is currently working on such advanced artificial intelligence that’ll be able to determine the content of pictures beyond simply recognizing your face or the face of your friends, and tell whether you’re intoxicated or not before offering an automated advice against uploading a picture that the entire world could see. More →

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Selfie Stick Smartphone Accessory

South Korea delivers a huge blow to selfie photographers

By on November 28, 2014 at 8:30 PM.

South Korea delivers a huge blow to selfie photographers

Selfie fans who have significantly upped their selfie-taking game by using complex selfie sticks to take better pictures of themselves with or without friends should know the South Korean government has its sights on them… well, not so much on them as on the retailers currently selling these devices in the region. AFP reports that unregulated selfie sticks will be illegal in South Korea, as the country is ready to ban smartphone photo-taking accessories. More →

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Sony Selfie Camera Pictures

Someone at Sony actually thought this hideous selfie camera was a good idea

By on August 20, 2014 at 7:10 PM.

Someone at Sony actually thought this hideous selfie camera was a good idea

A new episode in the selfie cultural phenomenon saga has been written – and no, it doesn’t have anything to do with the actual Selfie TV show that’s coming this year – as Sony has apparently decided to green-light a horrendous camera for selfies. The bulky, revolving thing you’ll see at the top is part of an ugly camera that’ll supposedly allow the user to take better selfie photos than other devices. More →

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Coolest YouTube Videos 7 Years Of Selfies

Teen takes selfies every day for 7 years, creates incredible compilation video that shows him growing up in 90 seconds

By on August 8, 2014 at 1:35 PM.

Teen takes selfies every day for 7 years, creates incredible compilation video that shows him growing up in 90 seconds

Kids grow up much too quickly, as the old saying grows. However, we don’t think we’ve ever seen a kid grow up quite so quickly as YouTube user Hugo Cornellier, a 19-year-old who has been taking one selfie every day of his life since the age of 12 and who has just fashioned them into an incredible new video that shows him maturing at an astonishing pace. More →

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Man Gets Kicked In Head By Train Conductor

Video: Man gets kicked in the face by a conductor while taking a selfie in front of a speeding train

By on April 16, 2014 at 9:50 AM.

Video: Man gets kicked in the face by a conductor while taking a selfie in front of a speeding train

No, you probably shouldn’t take selfies when standing in close proximity to large vehicles that are hurtling toward you. Gawker points us to a new video posted this week by someone named Jared Michael, who says that he recently “tried to take a selfie while a train passed a ‘safe’ distance behind.” The trouble was that he was still close enough to the tracks for the train’s conductor to reach out with his foot and kick him in the face. The results are predictably hilarious. More →

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