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Just How Popular Are Selfies? 7 Amazing Stats Breaking Down The Year’s Biggest Trend…

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Just How Popular Are Selfies? 7 Amazing Stats Breaking Down The Year’s Biggest Trend…

To Celebrate the launch of our brand new feature the #SalonSelfie, we thought we might put together a fun little list of trivia, stats and figures that show just how popular the selfie trend actually is!

p.s. if you are at Olympia Beauty show don’t forget to drop by stand D100 to see our #salonselfie in action and win some great prizes!

The Power Of Selfies

  1. Over 1,000,000 Selfies are taken each day by 18-24 year olds
  2. Facebook is the home of the Selfie. 48% of all Selfies are shared using Facebook
  3. November 2013- Selfie named ‘Word Of The Year’ by Oxford dictionary
  4. People between 18-24 admit to taking selfies at least once a week
  5. Women take selfies 1.3 times as much as men
  6. Selfies on Facebook are 38% more likely to to be liked and 32% more likely to attract comments
  7. 51% of the UK have taken a selfie

So there you have it! Pretty cool, right?

And the good news is that the year’s biggest trend is now the biggest marketing opportunity for your business!

To see how you can take advantage of the popularity of selfies, just drop us an email at, and we’ll show you how.

Don’t forget to check out our article on how to use Selfies in your salon marketing as well!

Oh and if you would like to see more about the selfie trend, then check out this cool infographic:


Thanks for reading! And don’t forget to drop us a line and together we can grow your business like never before with the power of the Salon Selfie.

Chris Brennan is our Social Media & Content Marketing Executive at Phorest Salon Software. For any and all help in this area, why not drop him a quick email at Let’s Grow!


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