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posted on 12 February 2016

The Most Frequent Causes Of Selfie Fatalities

by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

Go to any major tourist hotspot worldwide and you'll see people posing for selfies or with selfie-sticks.

It comes as no major surprise that people get so engrossed in selfies that they lose their concentration and have an accident. Since 2014, 49 deaths have been linked to selfies around the globe with falls from heights the leading cause. Read more in Statista's latest infographic feature in Irish online news website

This chart shows reported selfie-related deaths by cause since 2014.

Infographic: The most frequent causes of selfie-fatalities | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista.

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