Internet challenges are nothing new. From the relatively innocent days of ‘planking’ and ‘cone-ing’ to the good intentions of the ALS ice bucket challenge to the potentially fatal Tide Pod challenge, it seems each year the challenges are becoming more and more ridiculous. We’ll have to wait and see what 2019’s contribution will be, but surely people will use common sense and not end up in the Darwin Awards…

Daniel James
Authored by Daniel James

Daniel is a Melbourne-based multimedia journalist with international experience as an editor, producer, designer and artist at some of Australasia’s biggest newsrooms. A longtime commentator and reporter on internet culture, he now journals his observations on digital life and counterculture for Boldly.

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