#BBCtrending: The rise of #selfie sticks

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"Selfie sticks" - handheld extendable poles for smartphones which help the user take better selfies and panoramas - are fast growing in popularity around the world. But their detractors are growing in number too.

In South Korea, selling an unregistered selfie stick can result in a fine of up to £17,000 pounds. Elsewhere, enthusiasm for the sticks is on the rise. But do critics who say they're a narcissistic scourge on society have a point?

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