YouTube Is Cracking Down on Dangerous Stunt Challenges
January 16, 2019
Has a wave of videos of people attempting the "Bird Box" challenge prompted YouTube to crack down on dangerous stunts? The video sharing platform published new guidelines on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to restrict content showing people doing harmful things as part of viral challenges. Most recently, the "Bird Box" challenge, inspired by the Netflix horror flick, has many posting videos of themselves trying to do everyday things blindfolded, like driving.