Believe it or not, there have been 12 deaths related to selfies this year … more than the number of deaths by shark (8 deaths)! Many of the selfie deaths are the result of a fall. It is really important to focus more on your unfamiliar setting, than it is to focus on the screen of your phone. Recently a park in Colorado was closed, because people couldn’t resist attempting to take selfies with the bears. REALLY?? What are we thinking?!
A cool selfie that will generate a lot of activity on your social media just isn’t worth dying for … be safe out there! ƒº
Here is a list (from Wikipedia) of a few of this year’s dangerous selfies:
Have you ever taken a risky selfie? If so, comment below!