The Huffington Post Canada has an article about Self(ie) destruction. They put it bluntly:
Destruction has become its own genre of self-portraiture. We break things, harass lounging and peaceful animals, and ruin the fun for everyone. Our faces, apparently, are that important.
When you think you are more important than the environment surrounding you… There are ways to take selfies responsibly, but destruction is not one of them.
There are other example of people falling to their death for the sake of a selfie.