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Top 10 ‘Selfiest’ Cities In The World – Malaysia Claims Two Spots!

Well Malaysia, you’re one heck of a selfie nation!

The popularity of selfie is undeniable. Let’s see selfie as an Olympic sport, selfie as a relationship wrecker, while this selfie was the most retweeted pic of all time and of course, selfie was the word of the year 2013.

Next up for selfie is this – Time magazine has set out to seek the cities with the most selfies taken and two Malaysian cities are up there in the top 10.

For the study, Time built a database of more than 400,000 Instagram photos that was tagged “selfie” over a span of 10 days. The Instagram photos collected were based on geographic coordinates. It should be noted this accounts for only a fraction of the selfies uploaded as a majority of photos do not include a location.

A total of 459 cities were ranked to determine the selfiest places on earth based on population per city and these are the top 10:

1. Makati City and Pasig, Philippines: 258 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

2. Manhattan, New York: 202 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

3. Miami, Florida: 155 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

4. Anaheim and Santa Ana, California: 147 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

5. Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: 141 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

6. Tel Aviv, Israel: 139 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

7. Manchester, United Kingdom: 114 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

8. Milan, Italy: 108 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

9. Cebu City, Philippines: 99 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

10. George Town, Penang Malaysia: 95 selfie-takers per 100,000 people

For the complete list or to know more about the methodology, click here.

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