SDCC bans selfie sticks at its events


San Diego Comic-Con has just announced they are not allowing selfie sticks or anything similar to it at their convention.

They announced on their page:

We know you want that perfect photo of yourself and the gang at Comic-Con and your arms just aren’t long enough, but please be aware that selfie sticks, GoPro poles, or any device that extends your camera or phone away from your hand, are not allowed at Comic-Con. With so many people in attendance, protruding cameras or phones sticking up in the air are a definite hazard. If you’re caught with a selfie stick, you will be asked by security to put it away and not use it at Comic-Con. This includes all of the Convention Center: Exhibit Hall, Programming and Event rooms, etc., and on Convention Center grounds outside, and any official Comic-Con events outside the Center, including the Marriott Marquis, Manchester Grand Hyatt, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, and Omni San Diego hotels, the Horton Grand Theatre, and the San Diego Central Library.

I guess you will have to take photos the old fashion way, asking a random stranger to take a photo for you. Trust me, there will be so many of them around you, you will find someone. For more rules on technology rules at Comic-Con, click here.

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