Global addiction: Selfie facts and moments from around the world
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82% of youth between 18 and 34 in US are selfie takers (as of 2018).
259 people have died taking selfies, half of them from India (2011-2017).
Selfitis is the compulsive need to take selfies.
Source: Google, Statista, AIIMS
161 million smartphones were sold in India.
All of them had selfie cameras.
Source: Strategy Analytics
There is also a dual selfie camera phone.
2019 ranking of selfie phones: 1. Google Pixel 3 & Samsung Galaxy Note 9; 2. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3; 3. iPhone Xs Max
Most popular selfie point
2. Everest selfie: Mountaineer David Liaño González’s 2018 selfie from the top of Mount Everest.
3. Space selfie: NASA spacewalker Anne McClain's 2018 selfie from 418 km above the earth.
2. Gorilla selfie: Gorillas appear to pose in this selfie taken by park ranger Mathieu Shamavu in Democratic republic of Congo in 2019.
3. Shark selfie: Dutch photographer Peter Verhoog with a great white shark in Guadeloupe, Mexico, in 2014.
In pic: (From left to right) Virat Kohli, Jacqueline Fernandez and Ranveer Singh
No selfies please!
Beyond arm’s length
$174 million is the projected size of selfie-stick industry.