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London Named 'Selfie Capital Of The World'

London Named 'Selfie Capital Of The World' - London has come top of a poll looking at the amount of selfies taken in cities all over the world.

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London has been named the '#selfie' capital of the world.

Website Suggestme.com analysed social media posts from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others to come up with the results, and found that more than 14% of selfies are captured in London - a large percentage of the worldwide figure. 

It also found that landmarks like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye are the most popular places for people to take selfie images. 

London beat the likes of New York and Amsterdam to the top spot, where the Statue of Liberty and Times Square, along with the Van Gough Museum attracting selfie takers. 

Selfie photography is a growing trend which doesn't look to be slowing down, as cameras with dedicated flipscreens are being released to make selfies taken with dedicated photographic equipment even easier.

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gwynn56 6 87 England
19 May 2014 9:33PM
for a second thought it said selfish Wink

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