The 100 Most ‘Selfiest’ Cities in the World

March 11, 2014 12:32 pm
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Selfies are an international phenomenon whether we like it or not!

Time magazine ranked the 100 biggest cities for selfies … and the results may surprise you. At the top spot is Makati City and Pasig, Philippines with 258 selfie-takers per 100,000 people, followed by Manhattan, New York with 202 selfie fans.

How’d Time figure it out? The mag built a datebase of more than 400,000 Instagram photos tagged “selfie” that included geographic coordinates.

Check out the Top 10 below and go to Time’s site for the full list of 100!

1. Makati City and Pasig, Philippines — 
258 selfie-takers per 100,000 people
2. Manhattan, N.Y. — 
202 selfie-takers per 100,000 people
3. Miami, Fla.
 — 155 selfie-takers per 100,000 people
4. Anaheim and Santa Ana, Calif. — 
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, England
 — 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, Malaysia — 
95 selfie-takers per 100,000 people


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