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Netflix pleads with people to stop doing the ‘Bird Box’ challenge

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Netflix pleads with people to stop doing the ‘Bird Box’ challengeNetflix has issued a warning to its customers thanks to a meme challenge that has gone viral in which people are choosing to put blindfolds on and navigate the world around them just like the characters in the horror movie ‘Bird Box.’ Let the hilarity and the hospital visits begin. For those who spent the […]
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News video: 'Do Not Hurt Yourselves:' Netflix Issues Warning Following Viral 'Bird Box' Challenge

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The warning comes after the hit Netflix film "Bird Box" inspired a new and potentially dangerous meme.

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