Revealed! Dubai's Ranking on the World Selfie Hot List

Find out where Dubai placed on the list of cities with the maximum number of selfie-takers
Monday , 17 March 2014
Revealed! Dubai's Ranking on the World Selfie Hot List
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Who's up for a selfie? Everyone, it would seem! From Ellen DeGeneres and those folks at the Oscars to Joe Public, the selfie's reigning supreme and a recent survey by Time magazine has revealed cities across the world with the highest number of selfie takers per 100,000 in the population. 

Worldwide, Dubai placed 63rd on the list, with 41 selfie-takers per 100,000 people. The top spot in the Middle East was taken by Doha with 52 selfie-takers per 100,000. In 87th spot was Abu Dhabi, with 33 people per 100,000; followed by Sharjah, with 32 selfie-takers per 100,000 people. 

The survey included pics on Instagram between 28 January and 2 February 2014 and 3 March to 7 March 2014.

Topping the list was Makati City and Pasig in the Philippines, with 258 selfie-takers per 100,000 people. Completing the top ten were Manhattan, Miami, Anaheim and Santa Ana (California), Petaling Jaya in Malaysia, Tel Aviv, Manchester in England, Milan, Cebu City and George Town in Malaysia. Only the top 459 cities with at least 250,000 residents were included.

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