8 Social Media Challenges That Were Quite Weird

“Change is the law of nature”.

We can’t deny the fact that the pace of this change is accelerating day by day and especially in this technology driven society, it is usual for viral trends to go from burgeoning to barren within minutes! However in the past few years, thanks to social media and word of mouth there are certain dares, or challenges, that are continuing to become trendy overnight. And here are 8 of those!

1. Dele Challenge

The first sight of this widespread iconic gesture was seen when the Tottenham player Dele Alli  scored a goal against New Castle. What Ali does with his hand seems simple at first, but is complicated. However, people all over the internet are mesmerized by this pose. Celebrities like Michelle Owen , Olly Murs have tried to be a part of this challenge by eagerly posting their videos on the Internet.


2. Kiki Challenge

From Drake’s latest album Scorpion, this song became a groovy number and took a new identity of its own and became a trend overnight. Millions of people now became a part of it. From celebrities to the common man everyone became so obsessed with Kiki that law enforcement had to step in!

3. Dame Tu Cosita

This song was launched by Panamanian musician, which was then uploaded on Dailymotion by a user with an animation of a peculiar green alien dancing to this tune. The rest, as they say, is history. Not just Hollywood but even many Bollywood stars like Shahid Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Yami Gautam accepted this challenge and uploaded a dance video of their own.

4. Bottle Flip Challenge

This challenge is exactly what it sounds like. The goal of the challenge was to flip the partially filled water bottle and have it land upright. After the video made the rounds on social media, thousands of kids and adults duplicated the seemingly simple task, thus rendering it viral!

5. Juju On My Beat

This was basically a song from American hip-hop duo Zay Hilfigerr and Zayion Mccall. This groovy track was a widespread sensation and people started uploading their dance videos on the song and even celebrity goddess Rihanna joined in the fun!

6. Ice Bucket Challenge

Three men diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis motivated millions of people all over the world to dump buckets of ice water on their heads and post videos of it online to increase awareness around the disease. This challenge became extremely popular with Ex-Potus Barack Obama joining in the movement alongside many other celebrities, like our very own Akshay Kumar.

7. Invisible Box Challenge

Every few months, social media finds a new craze and makes it a trend to follow. This is where the Invisible Box Challenge comes in! This is literally one where people take steps that are invisible. In all truth that is exactly what happens here!

8. Mannequin Challenge

#mannequinechallenge love ballet! @misskinlee_ @carlyjainsworth

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The premise of for people to freeze in a particular position as music plays in the ground, imitating mannequins! Everyone from Cristiano Ronaldo to Virat Kohli took part in this challenge, and needless to say it became quite the viral sensation!

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