Selfie Mania Triggers a Wave of ‘Killfies’ in India

India (Sputnik) – India remains the leading country with the highest number of selfie-related deaths, followed by Pakistan, the United States and Russia, according to a study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University. Nisha Khanna, a psychologist from India, told Sputnik that selfie addiction requires professional help. The photo phenomenon caught people’s attention worldwide and, voila, the selfie was born. Now, three years later in India, the selfie has transmogrified bizarrely into the ‘killfie’. The word may sound unwieldy and macabre but many Indians have paid with their lives in their pursuit of the perfect and zany selfie. Hence, ‘killfie’. In the most recent case, a 15-year-old Read More

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