Netflix Urges People to Stop Doing the Bird Box Challenge

first_imgThe only Bird Box challenge that should exist. pic.twitter.com/AI0k3GsIjP— Kristina Hernandez (@KrisWroteThis) January 2, 2019While it might be a cool experience to walk around blindfolded, DON’T do this at home, in your car, or at the mall. No one wants to start off the New Year with an impromptu trip to the emergency room.If you haven’t watched Bird Box yet, you can stream it here.More on Geek.com:Netflix Permanently Removes iTunes Billing for New CustomersNetflix’s ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Trailer Is a Creepy Mind TripIs That Netflix Email Legit? FTC Warns of Phishing Scam What to Stream on Netflix This Weekend11 Other Old-School Nick Shows That Should Get Netflix Movies A viral “Bird Box” challenge is taking over the internet, and Netflix is urging fans to not participate in it.On Wednesday, Netflix issued a warning to customers about the dangerous challenge. The streaming media service wrote, “We appreciate the love, but Boy and Girl have just one wish for 2019 and it is that you not end up in the hospital due to memes.”Can’t believe I have to say this, but: PLEASE DO NOT HURT YOURSELVES WITH THIS BIRD BOX CHALLENGE. We don’t know how this started, and we appreciate the love, but Boy and Girl have just one wish for 2019 and it is that you not end up in the hospital due to memes.— Netflix US (@netflix) January 2, 2019The challenge, which is becoming very popular on social media outlets, requires people to blindfold themselves like the characters in the sci-fi horror flick. Some participants have walked around their homes and drove cars with blindfolds, prompting concern and hilarious reactions from the greater online community.Some people really taking this Bird Box Challenge too far. Y’all need to stop with the foolery. #BirdBox #netflix #NetflixBirdbox #movies #entertainment #funny #films #film #movie pic.twitter.com/M7BLLrnjpl— Allie Jay (@AllieJay105) December 25, 2018last_img read more