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Ramping Up at RealSelf

Many companies talk about being truly inclusive, agile and continuous learning organizations; however, few in my experience are able to execute this vision to the extent I have seen at…

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Selfies, Facial Recognition & How to Safeguard your Privacy and Identity

Learn why you should we be concerned about selfies, and learn how RealSelf is helping safeguard you when posting on our site.

Most of us use Facial Recognition Technologies (FRT) daily; built-in to our phones, tablets, workplaces and security systems. FRT is not threatening by definition, but is highly susceptible to biases and inaccuracies driven by homogenous development teams and a historical, systemic low regard for user privacy.

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Real Transition

When RealSelf started out my office was a spare bedroom, our only employees were my friend Greg (poorly paid) and my wife (unpaid), and the RealSelf Worth It Rating was…

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Silent No Longer

This story was originally published on June 2, 2020, and updated on June 4, 2020 with information on the organizations we are donating to. At RealSelf, we are unequivocally against…

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Today and Our Next 13 Years

Today RealSelf became a smaller, yet still mighty team of 136 people. This is one of my most painful moments in my 13 years serving as CEO and founder. We…

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Top 10 Questions RealSelf Employees Hear

There can be a lot of questions associated with working at RealSelf, and we will be the first to admit it! We recently polled several employees, including members of our…

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Team Spotlight: Engineering

We created the Team Spotlight series to highlight all the great work happening across the organization. This month, we are featuring our incredible engineering team. This team embodies the culture…

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Women Who Lead – Torey Schell

As part of the Women Who Lead series, we are featuring incredibly talented female leaders from RealSelf each month. We will learn more about what leadership means to them and…

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RealSelf Insider Program

The RealSelf Insider Program was created to recognize RealSelf community members who not only share their experiences openly but make an extra effort to encourage others along the way. We…

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RealSelf Strategic Advisory Council

Why did RealSelf start an advisory council? The RealSelf Strategic Advisory Council was formed to further support our mission to help consumers make smart, confident decisions. The Strategic Advisory Council…

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