But this request, while still a meme, is no longer rhetorical. Millions of men and women around the world are sending nudes and without a shred of irony. The unstoppable rise of messaging and dating apps, lightning-fast wireless internet, and high-definition front- and rear-facing cameras on hand at every moment have, for better or worse, made digitizing our naked selves irresistible. Beyond confirming their ubiquity, we wanted to uncover the implications of requesting and receiving nudes. Are they the new normal and harmless fun or an ethical nightmare without an undo button?
Best Beaches. Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — Although still taboo in many places, casting aside your clothes at the shore has become a customary practice around the world in recent times. From rocky coastlines to talcum powder fine sands, and big city bays to secluded shores, there are now hundreds of beaches where it's perfectly legal or at least de facto legal to sunbathe, swim and otherwise frolic beside the sea in nothing more than your birthday suit. While clothing-optional beach destinations may seem like a modern invention, it's actually quite an old idea, a product of the otherwise prudish Victorian era.
By Dawn Muench-Pace. You should also put back on your shirt before exiting the beach back onto public boardwalks or into restaurants and stores as most places have a zero-tolerance policy for nudity of any kind. You can always ask the hotel about their policy. Being nude in Florida is not technically legal, except in designated nude areas.
You've probably taken a nude selfie or two in your life, but did you love it? Like, really love it? Chances are that in the past, you may have taken at least 20 or so naked selfies before finding a photo that captured exactly the image you wanted to save or send. But have no fear — there are plenty of ways to make your experience taking nudes much more satisfying. Check out the handy list below for nine tried-and-tested tips that will have your naked selfies looking gorgeous from the very first shot.