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: