Facts about Selfies you don’t know

The Selfie has become a huge part of modern life. Selfies are popular among both genders. Here are some interesting facts about everyone's favorite.


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  • The first time that #selfie was used was in 2004 on Flickr.
  • The estimated median age of a person that takes a selfie is 23.7.
  • Selfies are most popular in Australia, followed by the U.S. and Canada.
  • Women take 55.2% of all selfies. So yes, that means women take more selfies than men.
  • Photography enthusiast Robert Cornelius took the first photo selfie in 1839.
  • In 2013, Oxford Dictionaries named selfie the word of the year!
  • Makati City in the Philippines is the selfiest city on Earth and New York is the second.
  • In 2016, 70 people died while taking a selfie and that number is on the rise. These selfies that end up causing death have been nicknamed “killfies”!
  • In a lifetime, the average person will take 25,000 selfies.
  • The selfie stick was patented in 1985.
  • According to Google, 24 million selfies were uploaded to social media last year.
  • The countries that take the most selfies are Australia, the US, and Canada!
  • Kylie Jenner is the celebrity with the most amount of selfies shared on Instagram.
  • Men who post selfies are more likely to be Narcissistic or Psychopathic

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