Research + News | Topic: Viral
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.
Sep 18, 2020
Do Viral Videos Really Tell You Anything About Today’s Teens?
Before social media, curious adults had to make do with dissecting the kids’ slang and fads from over their shoulders. Read the article here.
Sep 11, 2020
Teen Dies After Doing TikTok ‘Benadryl Challenge’ As Doctors Warn Of Dangers
A 15-year old girl from Oklahoma has reportedly died after taking an excessive amount of the anti-allergy medication Benadryl as part of a challenge on social media app TikTok. Read the article here.
Jul 15, 2020
Texas Teens Overdose On Benadryl After Following TikTok Video Challenge
Three teens were treated after ingesting excessive amounts of Benadryl thanks to a TikTok video encouraging them to take the over-the-counter medication. Read the article here.
Feb 26, 2020
‘Metabolism Drops’ Recall: What To Know About TikTok’s Latest Dangerous Trend
The maker of Metabolism Drops, Rae Wellness, has issued a recall after teens began promoting this weight-loss supplement on TikTok. Read the article here.
Feb 26, 2020
Arkansas Mother Upset Teenager Injured In ‘Skullbreaker Challenge’
The “skullbreaker challenge” is spreading through the internet. View the video here.
Feb 14, 2020
Teens Warned About Dangerous Social Media Jumping Challenge
Called the “Skullbreaker Challenge,” authorities and parents are warning teenagers that the new social media craze, made popular on Tik Tok, could cause serious damage to participants. Read the article here.
Jan 24, 2020
Teens Urged Not To Participate In Popular Social Media Challenge
The #outletchallenge on the TikTok app presents significant electrical hazards. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2019
The Teens Have Found A New Ill-Advised Viral Trend
Putting glue above your upper lip in order to make your lips look plump? Read more about the trend here.
Jun 17, 2019
Activist Campaigns Have Unforeseen Negative Impact On Teens
New research suggests such campaigns can harm vulnerable populations in ways not yet fully understood. Read the article here.