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YouTuber Takes #selfieswithstrangers to a Whole New Level

What are we to do when the standard selfie becomes boring and mundane? Well, I’m pretty sure 23-year-old YouTuber Jason Rodjanapanyakul figured it out. Read more…

Young Model’s Shocking Terry Richardson Story Sparks a #NoMoreTerry Boycott

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Earlier this week, a 24-year-old model came forward to share her own personal Terry Richardson nightmare (Warning: Explicit content), sparking yet another boycott Terry Richardson response from outraged readers who would like major publications to stop hiring Richardson so readily. Read more…

Twitter Accounts Dedicated to Crediting & Debunking Viral Photos Picking Up Steam

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In a world where viral photo sharing accounts (such as HistoryInPics) are popping up at an insane pace, it’s a necessity that there be counterparts that do their best to verify, fact-check, and credit the images these accounts share.

This increasingly necessary job has recently been taken over by a small group of accounts dedicated to doing exactly that: verifying the legitimacy of the images being shared, and making sure the original creator of the images is being properly credited. Read more…

Target Apologizes for Photoshop Goof Up, Still Dealing with Thigh Gap Fallout

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Target has officially come out to apologize after an embarrassing and very public post-processing mistake has left the company dealing with a PR nightmare. But for many, the apology isn’t enough. What the general public is asking is “why?” Read more…

TIME Magazine Ranks the Top 100 ‘Selfiest’ Cities in the World

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Selfies… for better or worse, they’ve become a staple of the society we live in. But where exactly lies the epicenter of this movement so many of us love to hate (or just maybe hate to love)? Read more…

Embarrassing Target Photoshop Fail Looks Like it Was Done in Paint… by a 5-Year-Old

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This might be the worst Photoshopping we’ve ever seen… maybe even worse than the floating inspectors from China. Because while usually the Photoshop goof-ups pointed out by websites like Jezebel aren’t all that horrific (as the Lena Dunham debacle pointed out), in this case, they hit the mother load. Read more…

Jimmy Fallon and Jon Hamm Photobomb Tourist Photos on Top of Rock Center

Usually, you have to get really lucky to have a celebrity photobomb a portrait of yours. It’s a rare occurrence and, when it does happen, it typically means you have something of a viral sensation on your hands.

Well, a bunch of tourists spending time on the observation deck of the Rockefeller Center yesterday got very lucky. As part of a new bit that we seriously hope becomes a regular on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon and guest Jon Hamm went on a photobombing spree on the “Top Of the Rock Deck” that resulted in the hilarious video above.

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Humor: CollegeHumor Takes on the Anti-Photoshop Movement in Hilarious Fashion

The anti-Photoshop movement is serious business. Videos that demonstrate what the liquify tool and an overzealous retoucher can do deliver an important message about unrealistic expectations and the need for transparency when significant Photoshopping is involved.

Of course, that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little bit of fun with the subject, which is exactly why CollegeHumor put together the spoof above. The video shows by far the most drastic Photoshop transformation we’ve ever seen and nails all of the anti-Photoshop video clichés in the process. We won’t give anything more away, but we have a feeling this one will give you a good chuckle.

Vine Now Banning Pornographic Imagery, Artistic Nudity Still Okay

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Where do you draw the line between pornography and artistic nudity? Well, if you don’t already know you’ll have to figure it out fairly soon if you’re part of the small percentage of people using Vine to post sexually explicit material. Read more…

external Does Bradley Cooper Actually Own the Rights to Ellen’s Oscar Selfie? —The Wire

The Associated Press asked Ellen DeGeneres for permission to share her now-famous Oscar selfie with subscribers to their photo service. But does Ellen have the right to give it away? Who owns that picture?…

The problem, according to Los Angeles-area entertainment lawyer Ethan Kirschner, whom The Wire also spoke with, is that DeGeneres might not own the copyright on the photo. “Historically,” Kirschner told me, “it’s always been the person who pressed the shutter who’s technically the person that owns copyright.”

 
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