© Ruslan Shamukov/ITAR-TASS Photo/Corbis
July 07, 2015

As we've witnessed time and time again, selfies can be dangerous (case and point: this poor 18th Century Italian statue). The danger is mostly to public monuments-turned-photo ops—the only real pain coming into play when selfie takers really mess up, resulting in a very public blanket of media shame. That being said, Russia's police force has reportedly had enough with the danger selfies pose and released a series of promotions asking citizens to be wise with their selfie taking. A write-up on Quartz shares that brochures will be distributed on social media and to young people in public areas.

So what exactly does an inappropriate selfie situation look like? Check out this infographic that's been making its way around the Internet:

[View the story "Russian Police Ask Citizens to Practice Safe Selfie Taking" on Storify]

Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.

More good reads from T+L:
• Tourists Accused of Causing Earthquake with Their Naked Photos
• New to the Portland Airport: a Herd of Goats Protected by a Llama
World's Top 50 Hotels

You May Like