Most dangerous internet dares and viral challenges
When social media becomes a hazard
LIFESTYLE Social media
In this day and age of technology and social media, the Internet can be a hazardous place. Young, impressionable minds are watching viral videos and challenges that are daring them to do all sorts of crazy stunts. While some are merely in good fun, others can be extremely dangerous—or even fatal.
The most recent challenge resulted from the release of the Netflix movie 'Bird Box,' where the characters must constantly walk around blindfolded in order to avoid an invisible entity that makes them hallucinate. Now, people are trying to perform their everyday tasks blindfolded—to some dangerous results.
Click through this gallery for the challenges that parents, teachers, and other adults should be aware of, and for advice on how to talk to kids about the dangers of social media trends.
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