The stick, which extends over 30 inches, has a spot on one end to hold your phone, and a spoon on the other. “Gone are the days of eating a delicious breakfast and all your friends not knowing about it,” the video describing the device, introduced by Cinnamon Toast Crunch, says.
Just turn on the Bluetooth feature on your smartphone, take a photo and post each mouth-watering bite you eat for others to feel jealous.
The world’s obsession with selfies has taken social media, including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, by storm, with people of nearly all ages, genders and nationalities posting a zillion photos of their faces wherever they are.
A number of narcissists have had accidents while using selfie sticks, however. A Japanese tourist died of a heart attack on Friday after reportedly slipping down the stairs at India’s Taj Mahal monument. An eyewitness told the BBC that the tourist fell while taking a selfie.
A teenage girl from Moscow was critically wounded after trying to take a selfie with a pistol pressed against her temple in May. The 21-year-old was at her office when she took a 9-millimeter rubber-bullet pistol and decided to take a selfie. She accidentally pressed the trigger and the bullet ricocheted off a wall right into her head.
The same month a man from Singapore died in Bali after falling off a cliff while taking a selfie. Mohammed Aslam Shahul, 21, lost his balance and fell into the sea off a cliff while on vacation with his friends.