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I saw my first selfie stick in the wild and it was eye-opening

Selfie sticks have been the talk of the town lately, and recently Kevin from KnowTechie witnessed his first one in action.

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KnowTechie2214d ago

This is was eye opening for me

ArtificiallyYours2214d ago

Hell no, not this annoying dick trend again.

KnowTechie2214d ago

I hear ya, that was my first thought. However, it's less douchey when used for the right application.

Soldierone2214d ago

This sucks since we use "sticks" for filming all the time. These are popular with GoPro. Now you slap "selfie stick" on them and suddenly they double in price.....

KnowTechie2214d ago

whoa, I didn't know that was the case. Before the selfie stick craze, were these obtainable through stores and websites? Or did you have to make your own?

Raf1k12213d ago

The idea of a camera on a stick has been around for ages. Crane like devices have been used in the film industry for decades.

Now they're just smaller and more portable to cash in on the selfie craze.

Soldierone2212d ago

The "technical term" is "Monopod" or "telescopic stick."

They have been around forever now. For better ones, yes even the controls are remote just like the "selfie stick" does it.

cyclindk2213d ago (Edited 2213d ago )

Should be called the Narcissus-stick, or simply "Narcisstick." tm

cyclindk2213d ago

Selfishstick... me-stick... pose-pole... me-cicle... POV-rod... ipole... i stick...