Teens Are Literally Falling Over Backwards For Social Media Likes

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There seems to be a mad new craze on the horizon every other day, and the #trustfallchallenge appears to be the freshest. 

The bizarre trend is taking Twitter by storm, and essentially involves falling onto a random friend or stranger and hoping that they’ll catch you – only without giving your chosen ‘catcher’ any warning whatsoever, reports Mashable.

As you can imagine, teens from across the globe are going absolutely wild for the craze and are filming themselves performing the stunts and uploading them to social media – with some getting over 3,000 retweets.

https://twitter.com/sarahaljurdi/status/721211109022109696

But things don’t always go to plan:

Fortunately, while being mildly risky, the craze isn’t too dangerous, unlike the Iron Liver challenge which went viral last month.

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Joseph Loftus

Joseph Loftus

Joseph Loftus is a Gold Standard NCTJ journalist with four years experience working for international and regional press.As well as working for UNILAD and LADbible, Joseph has worked as Liverpool Correspondent for Unsigned & Independent Magazine, as well as stints with the Liverpool Echo and Warrington Guardian.