Australia launches giant selfie service

Because more selfies is exactly what we need

Never mind selfie sticks, they're a thing of the past now. Tourism Australia, as part of a campaign to attract Japanese tourists to the country recently set up a few giant selfie cameras around the country.

All you have to do is stand on a dedicated spot, open up an app and click a button and from a few hundred meters away a camera will take your picture. Best of all? It captures the scenery around you too.

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The first two opportunities to take a mega selfie will be in the Queensland resort region of the Gold Coast on Sept. 5 and 6.

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