• More than 250 people worldwide have died taking selfies, study finds

    12 days ago - By Washington Post

    Researchers are calling for more “no selfie zones” near “water bodies, mountain peaks, and over tall buildings."
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  • 259 people have died while taking photos of themselves - and scientists are warning that we need 'no-selfie zones'

    259 people have died while taking photos of themselves - and scientists are warning that we need 'no-selfie zones'

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    According to a new study, 259 people died trying to take selfies between 2011 and 2017.
    The research from the India Institute of Medical Sciences found drowning, transport, and falls were the biggest killers.
    The amount of deaths has increased exponentially according to the analysis of news stories.
    According to the authors, "the youth" and "tourists" are most frequently affected.
    To combat the problem, they recommend "no-selfie zones" in tourist hotspots.
    I think we can all remember a time when we took a selfie we probably shouldn't have. You might have drunkenly asked a celebrity for a...
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