Results for - Killer Selfies

2,262 voters participated in this survey
The quest for extreme selfies killed 259 people between 2011 and 2017, a 2018 global study has revealed. Are you aware of the study and the approximate numbers of people that die taking risky pictures?

1. The quest for extreme selfies killed 259 people between 2011 and 2017, a 2018 global study has revealed. Are you aware of the study and the approximate numbers of people that die taking risky pictures?

I am aware of the study
15%
337 votes
I know that people are dying from accidental deaths attempting risky selfies
36%
798 votes
Both
8%
177 votes
Neither
40%
888 votes
Selfie. : a picture that you take of yourself especially by using the camera on your smartphone. Are you aware of this term,

2. Selfie. : a picture that you take of yourself especially by using the camera on your smartphone. Are you aware of this term, "Selfie"?

Yes
86%
1,900 votes
No
14%
300 votes
Here are a few facts about selfie deaths, choose the ones you've heard about:

3. Here are a few facts about selfie deaths, choose the ones you've heard about:

Some of the areas where there is considerable selfie risk: the tops of mountains, tall buildings and lakes
45%
990 votes
Drowning, transport accidents and falling were found to be the most common cause of death.
24%
522 votes
Death by animals, electrocution, fire and firearms also appeared frequently in reports from around the world.
22%
484 votes
Selfie-related deaths are most common in India, Russia, the United States and Pakistan
10%
210 votes
72.5% of those reported are men
8%
183 votes
The number of deaths are on the rise. 2011 had 3 selfie deaths, 98 in 2016, and 93 in 2017
13%
293 votes
Many, many selfie deaths go unreported, or selfie is not listed as the cause
20%
444 votes
Not Applicable
41%
909 votes

4. "Researchers at the US National Library of Medicine recommend that 'no selfie zones' should be introduced at dangerous spots to reduce deaths." Do you agree?

Yes
63%
1,375 votes
No
16%
343 votes
Undecided
22%
482 votes
According to Nasim Mansurov, that the current generation is self-obsessed & that the reason for selfies are from control (taking ones own picture) and narcissism (having that perfect duck face or landmark photo that outdoes someone else's photo). Do you agree with this?

5. According to Nasim Mansurov, that the current generation is self-obsessed & that the reason for selfies are from control (taking ones own picture) and narcissism (having that perfect duck face or landmark photo that outdoes someone else's photo). Do you agree with this?

Agree that people are becoming too self-obsessed
64%
1,403 votes
Agree that narcissism being a promoter of selfies
33%
734 votes
Agree that control (of taking ones own photo) propagates selfies
23%
514 votes
Not Applicable
25%
556 votes
Another psychologist stated that taking selfies, risky selfies is a sign of machiavellianism (a personality trait which sees a person so focused on their own interests they will manipulate, deceive, and exploit others to achieve their goals), narcissism, and psychopathy. Do you agree?

6. Another psychologist stated that taking selfies, risky selfies is a sign of machiavellianism (a personality trait which sees a person so focused on their own interests they will manipulate, deceive, and exploit others to achieve their goals), narcissism, and psychopathy. Do you agree?

Yes to machiavellianism
29%
635 votes
Yes to narcissism (yes I know it's a dup, but it's part of this gentlemen's theory as well)
32%
698 votes
Yes to psychopathy
19%
420 votes
Not sure
31%
676 votes
Not Applicable
21%
455 votes
I cross-referenced selfie with thrill-seeking and those addicted or drawn to events that provide adrenaline rushes. Right off do you believe that those taking risky selfies could also be thrill-seekers, needing an adrenaline rush or more

7. I cross-referenced selfie with thrill-seeking and those addicted or drawn to events that provide adrenaline rushes. Right off do you believe that those taking risky selfies could also be thrill-seekers, needing an adrenaline rush or more "needing attention, wanting attention, or liking attention"?

Needing or wanting attention
56%
1,226 votes
Thrill-seeker
40%
871 votes
Addicted or drawn to adrenaline rushes
32%
706 votes
Not Applicable
25%
553 votes
Finally, have you ever taken a dangerous selfie or know someone else who has?

8. Finally, have you ever taken a dangerous selfie or know someone else who has?

I have
2%
43 votes
I know someone who has
6%
138 votes
Both
2%
40 votes
Neither
90%
1,979 votes
10/10/2018 Living 2262 72 By: PinkAnts

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