In what might be the greatest tragedy of all, a Polish couple fell off a cliff in Portugal after crossing a safety barrier to take a selfie. May 2015 Indonesia 1 Fall A 21-year-old man from fell into the crater of while attempting to take a selfie and died. October 2015 Spain 1 Electrocution A 14-year-old from was hospitalised with electric shock after trying to take a selfie on the roof of a train car. A teenage girl fell to her death after trying to take a selfie from a railway bridge in the city of St. You might wonder why it would take anyone 16 minutes to immortalize their daily selves.
This would later earn them a. And only now have I cleaned up everything. Unmarked trails near the falls have sparked concerns in recent years, and signs have been erected warning hikers to use the trails at their own risk, according to the paper. Could this be the death toll for selfies? So many people have taken BearSelfies that the U. The victim was taking a selfie, around 2. However, while this is genuinely interesting and insightful, we suspect it'll take a lot more to stop the selfie juggernaut. Early this year, a South African woman named Cheynne Holloway, twenty-one, became another victim of the selfie trend.
He accidentally came in contact with a 25,000-volt overhead wire and suffered 80 percent burns. The head of the park, Suwignyo, said that the plan came after a tragic accident that resulted in the death of climber Eri Yunanto. A shoe selfie is when the person's shoes can be seen while looking out of the open door of a helicopter. Subsequent investigation found that while skiing alone, he took off his skis and went off-trail to take a selfie next to a cliff, where he slipped and plunged 200 metres to his death. The shooter fled the scene and was charged with murder.
Invariably, they broke their non-dominant wrist — even as they fell, they knew enough to protect their phone. However, he lost his footing and fell off the train. Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Unsatisfied with the pictures and ignoring a storm, they went further out from shore. In their paper, the doctors recommend that selfie injuries are added to hospital admission forms to help gather data on the extent of the problem, and that more is done to raise awareness of the risks. While taking a selfie standing on the edge of a 2,000-foot-deep gorge at village on upper hill, he slipped and plunged to his death.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. In August 2014 a drunk man accidentally shot himself in the head while posing for a selfie. The tower is more than 1,000 feet tall. Three were killed and one survived with injuries. June 2014 Italy 1 Fall A 16-year-old girl died in after plunging 60 feet onto rocks while she was trying to take a photograph of herself on the seafront. The accident happened on the railway tracks of Mathura, near Kosi Kalan, India they all died while taking selfies. She was captured by a strong wave and drowned.
To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. So far this year, 29 people have died while taking selfies. July 2014 Philippines 1 Fall A 14-year-old high school student in the fell to her death after losing her balance while taking a selfie with a friend near a staircase landing of their school in suburban. The 35-year-old woman was taking pictures with her friend when she fell off the , a sheer cliff about 4,000 feet 1,200 meters high. By contrast, only five have died in shark attacks. While at a picnic, they were taking selfies near a deep spring. She was reportedly distraught over gossip about pictures she had sent to a boy.
His body was not immediately recovered. Instagram and Facebook are full of people snapping their lives Image: Getty The perceptions of images of both selfie-takers and non-selfie-takers were analysed and then compared against the perceptions of other, external people. They tried to run, but the bison caught the woman and tossed her with its head. No official data on the number of people who died taking selfies in India exists, but reports show from 2014 up to August 2016, there have been at least 54 deaths in India while taking selfies. April 2015 Serbia 1 Transport A 22-year-old man was trying to recreate a scene from his favorite movie by running in front of a train, beating it and being hailed a hero. The driver of the motorcycle was a minor. A 17-year-old friend who accompanied her was hospitalised.
As he ran in front of the train, he tried to take a selfie to document the scene. Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters See our Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Can you even remember a time before? It is believed that he had climbed a wall on the 16th floor of the hotel's car park to take photographs when he slipped and fell. The woman's family drove her to a nearby clinic where she was treated and released. Last year, a youth died when he stepped backwards and fell into a deep gorge while his friend was clicking a picture. It was not known when he died or how long his body had been there. While the first ever example dates back to 1839, they've become so commonplace in recent years, they've earned a place in the Oxford Dictionary and have actually to better enabling taking them. They got on a local boat to take the best possible pictures and as they were clicking away while standing on one side of the boat, it tilted sending them into the lake where they drowned.
Bystanders tried to shout warnings at the men but they could not hear them due to wearing earphones. Peris and 13 others, all working for a marketing company in Mumbai, had plans of spending the weekend at Lion's Point. One girl slipped into the spring and grabbed the hand of the other. September 2015 United States 1 Firearm A 19-year-old from died after trying to take an selfie while holding a loaded gun to his head. It was at night, and a truck driver did not see them and accidentally ran them over, killing two of them. Five tourists were recently injured — two of them severely — after falling off a cliff while clicking selfies at Anjuna village in Goa, police said on Thursday. Others said they felt sick when they look at the photo, and called both psychologically unstable.