Don’t like looking into your phone and clicking away? If the answer is yes, then you’ve been bitten by the selfie bug. However, make sure to stay away from places where selfies are banned worldwide!
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Selfie Sticks in Disney Parks
Want to click a picture of yourself with one of the Disney characters? Sure, go ahead as long as you don’t pull out a selfie stick to snap. As of July 2015, Disney parks around the world have banned selfie sticks. So whether you’re in Disneyland Paris or California, no selfies please!
Tiger Selfies in New York
If you thought you could click a bad selfie with a New York tiger, think again! Whether at a zoo or an animal sanctuary, authorities in New York have banned people from clicking selfies with tigers and displaying them on social networking sites.
Selfie Sticks in Zuid-Korea
Authorities in South Korea have banned the use of certain selfie sticks in the country because they believe that the Bluetooth signal from these unlicensed sticks interferes with other devices, such as mobile phones. Anyone found to be importing unauthorized brands could be fined up to $30,000 or face up to three years in prison.
Concert Selfies in London
Attending a concert in the city of London with your selfie sticks ready to click some amazing photos? Before you do, you should know that many venues such as the O2 Arena and Brixton Academy in the UK have imposed bans on selfies and selfie sticks to avoid obstructing the view.
Selfie while running bulls in Pamplona
You’ve certainly seen a glimpse of Spain’s annual Bull Running Festival in the movie “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara”. But did you know that last year a participant in this event was fined $4,100 for taking a selfie while running the bulls? Since then, event organizers have banned participants from taking selfies.
Selfie with a celebrity in Iran
Feel like clicking a selfie with your favorite soccer player? In case you are in Iran, beware! The head of the Iranian Football Federation’s moral committee has issued an order banning players, team staff and coaches from snapping selfies with female fans. It is believed that this rule was created to prevent any form of harassment of players.