Cleveland Museum of Art bans popular selfie sticks

February 21, 2015 12:03 PM

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An art museum in northeast Ohio has added selfie sticks to its list of prohibited items in an effort to get ahead of a social trend.

The Cleveland Museum of Art decided to ban the expandable sticks, which allow users to hold their cellphones a few feet away to take a self-portrait or group shot, as they became a popular gift item during the holidays.

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