Wednesday Trivia: Selfies, Selfies Everywhere

mother-daughter_300Feel like #selfies are taking over social media (and in turn, the world)? Rest assured that the self-portraits only account for 3-5 percent of images on all of Instagram—and, not so surprisingly, are mostly taken by women in their early-to-mid 20s.

Another fun fact: The average degree of head tilt is 50 percent higher for women than for men.

The data comes from a research project called Selfiecity, whose researchers analyzed 120,000 randomly selected images from the photo-sharing site. See the whole study here, and let us know what you think of selfies in the comments below.

To thine own selfie be true, but what if someone else is behind the camera? Get quick tips on how to look good in pictures.


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