global instagram photos map the selfiest cities in the world
 
global instagram photos map the selfiest cities in the world global instagram photos map the selfiest cities in the world
mar 14, 2014

global instagram photos map the selfiest cities in the world

global instagram photos map the selfiest cities in the world
(above) the interactive map charts the cities with the most selfies taken
all images courtesy of TIME magazine

 

 

 

 

TIME magazine has complied a database of over than 400,000 instagram images which have been tagged with the word ‘selfie’ into an interactive map. using the geographic coordinates embedded in each photo, TIME was able to chart ‘the selfiest cities in the world’, ranking 459 sites from manhattan to manila. the results reveal the examination of hundreds of thousands of self-shot pictures and illustrate which areas are the most obsessed with the global trend. so, which city is #1? makati city in the philippines can now boast the title of selfie capital of the world with 258 selfie-takers per 100,000 people. below are a few examples of top ranking metropolises, and you can head over to TIME to see the full list.

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1. makati city and pasig, philippines
258 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

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2. manhattan, N.Y.
202 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

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3. miami, florida
155 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

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4. anaheim and santa ana, california
147 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

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8. milan, italy
108 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

 

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