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11 Highly Important Facts About Selfies Everyone Should Know

Time to educate your self(ie).

1. The first Instagram photo hashtagged #selfie was uploaded on January 16, 2011...

2. ...but the first-ever selfie was painted in 1524...

3. ... and Robert Cornelius took the first photo selfie in 1839. 📷

4. Makati City in the Philippines is the selfiest city on Earth.

5. Buzz Aldrin took the selfie to bold new places.

6. The selfie stick was patented in 1985...

7. ...but a photo from 1925 shows the first known instance of a selfie-stick-like device.

The world's first Selfie? My grandad and fiancee in 1924 use Box Brownie, tripod and a long stick to take a 'selfie'!

It depicts a wedding photo taken by a camera strapped to a walking cane. "Back in the olden days, we made our OWN selfie sticks!"

8. Of five major cities analyzed, Moscow had the greatest disparity of selfies posted by men versus women.

9. But London has the smallest proportion of faces showing happy emotions.

10. Your favorite selfie pose can reveal your personality traits.

11. But don't feel too self-absorbed. At the end of the day, only an estimated 3–5% of photos posted online are selfies.

Take a selfie with a Civic, tag it #SelfieForACivic, post it, and you could win a brand-new 2016 Honda Civic.