MICHAEL ZHANG, PETAPIXEL:
"Wayne Fromm is a Canadian inventor who’s widely recognized as being one of the main inventors of the selfie stick (with the other being Hiroshi Ueda of Japan). Fromm holds original patents for selfie sticks created for compact cameras and smartphones, and he current sells selfie sticks through his Quik Pod brand.
"In this interview, we spoke to him about his involvement in (and thoughts about) the selfie stick boom."
Yes, somebody thought and worked hard at inventing the selfie stick. It didn't just happen from out of the blue. Read more, here.