The announcement of the 2017 QEPrize winners generated extensive media coverage around the world. The global media reach was 1.3 billion, with a significant impact in the UK, USA and Japanese media.

The announcement was featured on BBC News, BBC World News, Sky News, Phoenix TV (China), Asahi TV (Japan), NHK (Japan) and Fuji TV (Japan).

On radio, the announcement was covered on BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, The World at One, BBC News Hour, BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 5 live.

The Facebook page Viral Thread created a video about the QEPrize winners and their groundbreaking technology, which amassed 2.1 million views.

The unsung heroes of selfies - Viral Thread

Click the links below to view some of our more notable online media coverage.