Cue the Selfie

Lesson #6: taking pictures.

The recent rise of the “selfie” seems to have swept the nation, or at least Generation Y and digital natives. However, the “selfie” has been popular in Asia for quite awhile.

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Lights, Camera… Cue

Growing up in Rowland Heights, my friends and I frequented Cue, a store that is literally filled with picture-taking machines that allow groups of people to crowd inside the booth to take pictures. They run exclusively in the Japanese language and allow you to edit the photos on site and print out stickers so you can decorate your phones, binders and paraphernalia. You must also pay a fee to use these machines.

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