On a global level, a total of 12 people are known to have suffered selfie-related deaths in 2015 after either falling or being struck by a moving vehicle when taking a picture of themselves.
According to data compiled by Mashable, only eight people are known to have been killed by a shark.Experts believe that rise in selfie-related deaths could be down the fact people are more willing to put themselves in dangerous situations, such as with animals or posing from great height, to impress friends on social media.
Many popular destination have banned people from carrying selfie-sticks. Recently, some cyclists have spoken of how spectators should be banned from taking pictures of themselves while watching the Tour de France. Mexico is set to charge tourists for taking selfies.
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