According to a research, India holds the record for the number of people dying in the act of photographing themselves. The situation has became so terrible that India has set up “no selfie zones”- 16 of them in the city of Mumbai alone.
India has had the highest number of selfie-related deaths according to new research.
A study found that between March 2014 and September 2016, 60 per cent of all “selfie deaths”, where a person dies while trying to take a picture of themselves, occurred in India.
According to Me, Myself and My Killfie: Characterizing and Preventing Selfie Deaths, a collaborative study by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Indraprastha Institute of Information Delhi, the country was the backdrop to 76 of the 127 reported selfie deaths in the 18 month period.