#GlobalSelfie Trend Visualized

36,422 photos span 3.2 gigapixels

OutsideOnline NASA Earth Day 2014 trend Twitter Facebook Instagram seflie unselfish look globe global 360 degree visualization visual visualized data 36 422 individual images photos photographs Snapshots 3.2 gigapixels data

Look! Unselfish selfies!     Photo: NASA's Earth Day Global Selfie 2014

NASA released a stunning, down-to-earth portrait of the globe yesterday from its #GlobalSelfie Earth Day project. The 360-degree mosaic of 36,422 selfies spanning 3.2 gigapixels of data answers the question NASA asked people all around the world on Earth Day: "Where are you on Earth right now?"

The hashtag "GlobalSelfie" trended across more than 100 countries. Click the plus icon in the top right corner of the globe to zoom in on a few of the selfie submissions NASA received via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Google+, and Flickr.

NASA and GigaPan present a snapshot of the selfie world:

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