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Sick ’48-Hour Challenge’ Facebook game is encouraging kids to go missing

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posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:18 AM
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I'm at a loss here.

Just, here's the story.



(TheSun.Uk.com)-Children aged as young as 14 have been taking part in the shocking challenge, with teens disappearing for days at a time




The shocking challenge invites children to hide from their parents and loved ones for as long as possible, with participants awarded a higher score every time they are mentioned on social media


www.thesun.co.uk...

I'm suppose to believe that there's good to come out of this?

Just no!
Too many things can go wrong, and what does this put the parents through?

P.S

Dear Facebook,





posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:20 AM
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And kids are choosing to play this wtf...

I just dont know what else to say... what the deuce...



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:20 AM
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Nope, that makes perfect sense...

In Bizarro World.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:23 AM
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a reply to: Black_Fox

It seems to me that something like 75% of "trends" or "hits" that go viral on Social Media are damaging to society.


Like that 'Cash me ousside" girl, who is now a rapper and will be making 7 figures for promoting self-degrading and combative behaviors. She has songs with titles such as:

Hi Bich
These Heaux
Wachu Know
Mine

and

Loose Juice

ETA: I'm only including these specifics to illustrate how something that starts as a viral video can turn into something like ^ this

edit on 20-10-2017 by FamCore because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:23 AM
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this is like extreme hide-and-go-seek.

but who scores the game?



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:28 AM
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a reply to: dashen

Real question is how long till predators descend on the players.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:29 AM
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An article that effectively advertises the game.

Some call it helping, I call it advertising. Before articles on said game, significantly less people had heard of such a game.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:31 AM
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a reply to: Black_Fox

Maybe Facebook should allow or deny some of these outlandish challenges on their site when their mods catch on to them.
It is not my business to control Facebook or its content behaviors just something to consider when absurdities such as this arise.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:35 AM
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This is the product of the rise in social media in my opinion, it's all about attention and the challenges will only get worse and worse in order to "one-up" the previous challenge.

I used to think that the internet was a blessing to us and would give us all the information we could ever need at our fingertips, now I'm starting to see it as a sort of curse that breeds narcissism and disinformation.

This is why we can't have nice things, the idiots and shills ruin it for us.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:38 AM
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Psychologically speaking, this is a reflection of the degradation of our society.

There was actually a movie made about this sorta "social media dare" challenge called Nerve. This is not a recommendation to watch or endorsement of this movie.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:39 AM
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a reply to: Black_Fox

Have you heard of the wale game?
Blue Whale Challenge even crazier.
The important question is what makes them do that? This is more than boredom.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:45 AM
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Overblown click bait.

OMG! Did you hear what the kids are doing now!?



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:49 AM
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The heck!!!! Around here there has been a couple of kids doing that. I didn't know there was anything to it but now I know I will have to ask the grandchildren if they have heard of it. Thanks for the heads up.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:50 AM
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if they die, they die



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 10:51 AM
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originally posted by: watchitburn
Overblown click bait.

OMG! Did you hear what the kids are doing now!?


That might be over-simplifying it a bit...especially for those with kids.

But will this 'thing kids are doing now' fade, yep.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 11:03 AM
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originally posted by: Jiggly
if they die, they die


I must break you
I defeat all man



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 11:08 AM
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a reply to: Black_Fox

Not difficult to figure out the source of this kind of insanity, those still operating in Saville's place come to mind.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 11:44 AM
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Stupid kids. Man, they should make an example out of whoever came up with this, and make sure its all over social media, maybe then the kids will think twice.






posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 11:49 AM
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This sounds like something Facebook should shut down, although I don’t know their terms and conditions.



posted on Oct, 20 2017 @ 12:02 PM
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I don’t care about any of this at all. If the kids are stupid enough to do this, let them. If the parents aren’t parenting enough to allow their children to even see or find out about these things, oh well.

Natural selection at its finest



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