AU MA Social Media

A class blog about social media.

Teens set themselves on fire for latest online challenge

Posted by atifgabriel on August 6, 2014

Almost every week, there’s a new trend circulating on different social media platforms. Most recently, several different types of competitive challenges have dominated social media. The “Gospel Challenge,” “Grown and Sexy Challenge,” and “Wall Challenge” have been quite popular via Facebook. However, all of the challenges haven’t been about fun and games. The infamous “Pass Out Challenge,” also referred to as the “fainting game,” has led to a number of fatalities.

What is our social responsibility to this dangerous media trend? online police?




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