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Decade in review: Smartphone features that changed the definition of a 'phone'
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Decade in review: Smartphone features that changed the definition of a 'phone'

In this smartphone era, apps have helped make video calls, GIFs, emojis and audio messaging preferred modes of communication.

After FaceApp, new AI tool turns selfies into creepy classical portraits
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After FaceApp, new AI tool turns selfies into creepy classical portraits

Researchers promise they won’t use your data, and any images you send are “immediately” deleted after use.

For women from Delhi's outskirts, taking selfies is a way to claim their right to the city
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For women from Delhi's outskirts, taking selfies is a way to claim their right to the city

Feminist, minority and queer activists have argued that selfies can be a way for people to represent and take pride in their identity, sexuality and gender orientation.

Posting too many selfies on social media may make you narcissistic: Study
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Posting too many selfies on social media may make you narcissistic: Study

Apparently, social media users visual displayed an average 25 percent increase in narcissistic traits over 4 months of the study.

Disturbing footage of Amritsar train accident shows people taking selfies from tracks during tragedy
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Disturbing footage of Amritsar train accident shows people taking selfies from tracks during tragedy

As scores of Dussehra revellers watching the burning of Ravana effigy were mowed down by a passing train near Amritsar, the disturbing video footage of the accident showed many across the railway tracks filming the celebrations on their mobile phones when the tragedy struck.

Two Tamil Nadu tourists drown in North Goa beaches, both incidents occur near rocky outcrop
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Two Tamil Nadu tourists drown in North Goa beaches, both incidents occur near rocky outcrop

One drowns in Baga beach, while the other in North Goa's Sinquerim beach. Two Tamil Nadu tourists lose their lives in separate incidents, that occurred near a rocky outcrop.

Selfies and citizenship: Examining the idea of nationhood in the era of social media boom
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Selfies and citizenship: Examining the idea of nationhood in the era of social media boom

The excitement generated in the political arena today would not have been possible without the immediacy provided by social media platforms

No selfies please, this is a pension form, govt tells retiring employees
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No selfies please, this is a pension form, govt tells retiring employees

The ministry has issued the fresh set of guidelines to all central government departments.

Instagram tests Stop Motion tool for its Stories feature
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Instagram tests Stop Motion tool for its Stories feature

This new feature is called Stop Motion and it will let you take a long series of photos which will then be stitched into gifs by Instagram.

Researchers develop smartphone app that directs users to take better selfies
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Researchers develop smartphone app that directs users to take better selfies

The application does not just enhance the photos you have taken, but provides users with realtime guidance on how to take the selfies.

Scientists have developed a smartphone app that helps people learn how to take a selfie
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Scientists have developed a smartphone app that helps people learn how to take a selfie

If you love taking selfies, but do not know how to take the best shot, there is help at hand.

Two teenage girls swept away in Punjab canal while clicking selfies, divers engaged to recover victims
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Two teenage girls swept away in Punjab canal while clicking selfies, divers engaged to recover victims

A stroll along a canal in Punjab turned into tragedy for two teenage girls as they were swept away in the water while trying to retrieve a phone they were clicking selfies with.

Researchers categorise the nearly two billion userbase of Facebook into four types
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Researchers categorise the nearly two billion userbase of Facebook into four types

Facebook users can be categorised into four types according to researchers.

Historic GST launch event in Parliament turns into selfie moment for many MPs
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Historic GST launch event in Parliament turns into selfie moment for many MPs

The midnight launch of the Goods and Services Tax regime was a selfie moment for many MPs who wanted to capture the historic moment.

Georgia Tech survey shows most selfies on Instagram are for flaunting appearance
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Georgia Tech survey shows most selfies on Instagram are for flaunting appearance

More than half of selfies on Instagram are posted to show off a persons appearance, including make-up and clothes, scientists say.

Uttarakhand CM's message to people to combat migration: Post selfies with your kids in villages
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Uttarakhand CM's message to people to combat migration: Post selfies with your kids in villages

Rawat said visiting their ancestral places will kindle a feeling of attachment in children.

Eastern Railway authority has issued an advisory after increasing number of deaths caused by selfies
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Eastern Railway authority has issued an advisory after increasing number of deaths caused by selfies

A day after the selfie craze inside a running train led to the deaths of several youths, the Eastern Railway authorities on Friday appealed to passengers to be careful and issued guidelines.

Adobe is working on bringing artificial intelligence to help you get the perfect selfies
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Adobe is working on bringing artificial intelligence to help you get the perfect selfies

Researchers at Adobe Systems have posted a spectacular video demonstrating the manner in which artificial intelligence can be used enhance everyday selfies.

10 types of selfies Bollywood actors take
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10 types of selfies Bollywood actors take

Find out the popular types selfies among Bollywood stars.

Taking regular selfies could speed up ageing: Report
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Taking regular selfies could speed up ageing: Report

Selfie-addicts, take note! Constantly exposing your face to the light and radiation from smartphones may damage your skin, speeding up ageing and promoting wrinkles, dermatologists have warned.