A couple of months back, I watched a YouTube video of a baby plunging to her death when she slipped out of her mom's arms while they were on a mall escalator in India. The mom lost her balance and grip on the baby when she was taking a wefie with her husband. I couldn't get the image out of my mind. It was horrifying.
It saddens and maddens me when I read about stuff like this.
Really, what is it about a self-portrait that's worth risking your life or someone else's?
Interestingly, I read somewhere that India has the most deaths by selfies.
I blame social media. I think people are taking risks because they are subconsciously pressured into creating such content for their followers.
Is our life worth just one photo?
On a lighter note, this image appeared on my FB feed and it made me smile! I just had to share it!
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Would you risk your life for the perfect selfie?