Hundreds of People Have Died Worldwide While Taking Selfies

A recent study has revealed that more than 250 people have died while taking photos of themselves in recent years. Researchers analyzed news reports of 259 selfie-related deaths in 137 incidents from October 2011 to November 2017.

The number one cause of death was drowning, followed by incidents involving transport, such as taking a selfie in front of an oncoming train, and also falling from a height. 72.5% of the deaths were to males and 27.5% to females.

The 20-29 age group has the highest number of deaths at 50% followed by 36% deaths in the 10-19 year age group.Source:

More than 250 people worldwide have died taking selfies, study finds – The Washington Post



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