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Seattle ranks 9th for showing the most skin on Instagram

We've all got that pal on Instagram who loooooves showing some skin. And hey, work what your mama gave you!

FourLoko wanted to put these shirtless/pantless/bikini clad/gym flex photos to the test and see which states in the U.S. bare the most skin. They scrolled through 60,000 Instagram posts across 50 U.S. cities and 10 international cities to determine the states "thirst trap" level.

What constitutes a thirst trap according to FourLoko? Well they started by deciding that a true “thirst trap” should be an image that's more provocative than sexy. The qualifier for this was a considerable display of skin (revealing abs, belly buttons, butts, and close-ups of legs or breasts). They also counted images where the body is clothed in a normal manner but the subject is clearly flaunting a particular body part (most common example being an over-the-shoulder booty shot at the gym).

Seattle ranks pretty high (considering we only have about three months of sun and warmth a year) at the ninth state who posts the most scantily clad photos.

Here are the top 10 (please note that some cities tied which is why there are multiples):

  1. Miami, FL
  2. Los Angeles, CA
  3. Houston, TX & San Jose, CA
  4. Oklahoma City, OK & Honolulu, HI
  5. Tampa, FL & Denver, Co
  6. Orlando, FL
  7. Chicago, Il, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX & Las Vegas, NV
  8. Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA Pittsburgh, PA & Columbus, OH
  9. Seattle, WA, Cincinnati, OH, Jacksonville, FL, Louisville, KY
  10. Cleveland, OH & Sacramento, CA

Pretty funny, eh? Learn more on FourLoko's website.


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