West Virginia named 4th least selfie-obsessed state

West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – West Virginia posts the fewest number of selfies, according to a study by AT&T.  The study tracked #selfie on Twitter to determine which states are the “selfiest” in America.  Along the way, they came up with some fun facts about selfies.

#Selfie Fun Facts

  • Nevada, Washington D.C., Hawaii, New York, and California are the top selfiest states. 
  • Selfies are the least popular in Mississippi, Iowa, North Dakota, West Virginia, and Oklahoma. 
  • Left cheek selfies get more likes than right cheek.  So, if you’re going to take a selfie, do it right.  And by right, we mean left.
  • There have been more than 250 selfie-related deaths since 2011.  Next time you think about snapping a selfie while standing at the edge of a waterfall, near train tracks, on a busy road or while driving or flying a plane, think again. 
  • The word “selfie” has been officially added to the Oxford Online Dictionary, right alongside “emoji” and “twerk.”
  • The most popular days of the week to post a selfie are Sunday, Tuesday and Saturday.
  • The top 10 Twitter tags posted alongside #selfie are #me, #love, #instagood, #photooftheday, #cute, #fashion, #happy, #smile, #art and #picoftheday.

Learn more about the #selfie study.

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