A couple minutes into this video, you see teenager Erynn Johns and her dad, Derrick Johns, get pulled out from the shore in a riptide. As they struggled to make it back to shore, a good samaritan swam out to Erynn and towed her to shore with her selfie stick. [Read more…]
Disneyland and Walt Disney World have officially banned selfie sticks inside the parks. In a statement to the press, a Disney spokesperson cited safety concerns as one of the reasons for the ban. [Read more…]
Someone asked me earlier this week which selfie stick I recommended. I had no answer. Other than shooting action sports with a GoPro, it is a phenomenon that is beyond me. Perhaps I am getting old, but this funny spoof on selfie sticks from College Humor sums up my thoughts quite well.