Did you know: in Japan there are stands set up for selfies

Selfies are taking over the world with scary speed and even phone makers are reacting to the pervasive trend of self photography by including improved front cameras in their newest gadgets, but did you know that one country has elevated the art of self-photography to even higher heights?

We’re talking about the Land of the Rising Sun, Japan, where apparently, there are special stands in popular places where you can leave your phone and take a great selfie. The stands even have a special slot where you can tuck in your phone, so that it stands up right, and mind you, the purpose here boils down to beautiful pictures, not just duckface foolery.

Whatever it is, though, we’re not surprised this is happening in Japan, a country known for its citizens love for photography. But honestly, it’s not such a bad idea, is it?

source: LOLshelf



1. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

but it looks like normal picture not a selfie

15. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Now for fashion, every picture of yourself is a selfie :C

2. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Im here to see Katie Holmes' duck face but no avail.

3. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Japan is the BEEEST

11. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

It will not be a selfie anymore since your not holding the phone. Nice idea.

4. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Bring the idea to America and someone will run away with your phone.

5. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013


6. xq10xa

Posts: 810; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

Yeah....where is Katie Holmes. Misleading article.

7. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

These aren't selfies, they're elsies.

8. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

Knowing the average Japanese male height, I think these camera stands would be too short for us Americans.

9. rawbow

Posts: 428; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

knowing the avg IQ of Americans, i am sure someone can build a taller stand :/

13. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

Im was thinking in terms of us Americans visiting Japan and taking selfies........

10. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

The stands secretly have wireless chips that steal your data and automatically sell it to the NSA.

12. WahyuWisnu

Posts: 1001; Member since: May 29, 2014

only if it's given free by the american govt.

14. Morgana

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 26, 2014

A special " slot " where you can tuck in your phone... Really!!! I guess my mind was elsewhere... Silly me...

16. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Selfie fashion is really out of control. I think that the word selfie is over used.

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