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Pakistani blogging star’s murder spurs call for ‘honour’ killings law

Brother's friends told him that her selfies and videos - which helped her support a dozen family members - were dishonouring him, so he strangled her.

Selfie deaths: When a happy snap turns sour

Attempts at self-photography that have gone awry have caused more deaths this year than shark attacks.

Practise safe selfies: Don’t shoot your self(ie)

Don't play with guns while snapping and five other tips to keep your head when taking a selfie.

Are you taking a piss? The unethical toilet selfie

A mirror in a toilet gives one an opportunity to be creative when taking a selfie, but Sthembiso Sithole believes it is unattractive.

Notes to selfie

Richard Poplak on a day in the life of a modern-day narcissist.

How selfies are changing the way we see ourselves and the world

Even funerals and pilgrimages are falling prey to the compulsion to self-snap, writes Sean O’Toole.

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