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Working at RealSelf: Karan Sharma, Senior Software Engineer

What are some of your favorite tech tools your team is using? Our tech stack has a variety of programming languages and frameworks. Our teams undertook a mammoth effort of…

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Making the Switch: How the RealSelf Design Team converted to Figma

Why Now? Like many design teams, we’re constantly trying to improve our processes and workflows so that we can design faster and smarter. As designers, it’s important for us to…

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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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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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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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Women Who Lead – Kim Schlesinger

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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