You Really Don’t Need This $8 “Selfie Button” (But You’re Still Going To Buy It)

selfie button

You don’t need this. Nobody needs one. And yet tens of thousands of people are buying them. So-called selfie buttons. Teeny, tiny bluetooth buttons that allows you to take selfies (and other photos) on your smartphone from up to 60 feet away. They’re going mega-viral.

That’s why I thought you’d like to know that Groupon is offering selfie buttons for $20 off of their regular price. For the next week, the “Selfie Button” will run you just under $8 from Groupon .

I’m not much of a selfier, but bluetooth buttons can also be really useful for other things, so I’ll definitely be placing my order this week.

You can buy one for yourself (or your selfie-loving friend) here, or you can just laugh at what we’ve become as a society, and the people who are buying this.

One of my favorite personal selfies

Checking out the Golan Heights #soldierselfie #selfie #middleeast

A photo posted by Michael Sitver (@msitver) on

People who bought this item, also bought the potty-training iPad stand. 😉

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Michael Sitver

Michael Sitver is a technology insider who has been blogging about technology since 2011. Along the way, he's interviewed founders of innovative startups, and executives from fortune 500 companies, and he's tried dozens or hundreds of gadgets. Michael has also contributed to works featured in Newsday, The San Francisco Chronicle, and the associated press. Michael also occasionally consults, and writes for Seeking Alpha and Yahoo News.

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