Research + News | Topic: Viral
Sep 27, 2022
Please Don’t Cook Chicken In NyQuil, The FDA Asks TikTok Users
Cooking chicken in NyQuil cold medicine doesn’t sound very appetizing — and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants you to know that it’s definitely not safe, either. Read the article here.
Sep 27, 2022
‘It’s A Joke First And A Game Second’: How The Delightful Trombone Champ Went Viral
Dan and Jackie Vecchitto created the internet’s latest obsession, with real-life trombonists’ firm approval. Read the article here.
Aug 25, 2022
The Past Week In Viral News
A closer look at topics around Intellectual Property and Tiktok creators, the possible renaissance of the battle of the generations, and a nostalgia-charged trend that celebrates our worst teenage pics. Read the article here.
Mar 25, 2022
TikTok Trend Misfires After Teens Trying #OrbeezChallenge Charged With Aggravated Assault
The trend encourages people to use airsoft guns to shoot the small gel beads at people nearby. Read the article here.
May 25, 2021
Police Arrest 150 ‘Unruly’ Teenagers After Thousands Gather For TikTok Star’s Birthday
More than 150 people were arrested after a crowd of around 2,500 assembled for a TikTok influencer’s birthday party in California’s Huntington Beach, creating a ruckus, including hurling fireworks and rocks at the police. Read the article here.
Dec 21, 2020
‘Want To Do The Spacegirl Dance With Me?’ How To Talk To Teens This Christmas
Between cancelled school formals and gap years, it’s a bleak time to be a teenager – but Nina Dillon Britton knows the right words to say. Read the article here.
Dec 16, 2020
Doctors Warn Teens Not To Try New ‘Scalp Popping’ TikTok Trend
A new TikTok trend has teens pulling their scalp in hopes of getting it to “pop.” Read the article here.
Nov 2, 2020
Defusing The “Benadryl Challenge”: Discussing Danger With Teens
The latest challenge in the news is the “Benadryl challenge” that appeared on TikTok. Read the article here.
Oct 6, 2020
In Wake Of “Benadryl Challenge” On TikTok, FDA Issues Warning
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about serious health problems with high doses of the allergy medicine Benadryl, after reports of teens participating in the so-called “Benadryl Challenge” on the social media platform TikTok. Read the article here.
Sep 21, 2020
How Quickly Can A Girl Go Viral On TikTok?
Teens are making it big overnight, but that kind of fame can be a mixed bag. Read the article here.