As the world looks for escapism to take their thoughts off the coronavirus, social media "challenges" are taking off. With more time on their hands, the world's citizens are getting creative in what they share with the world. Which ones have proved popular so far?
TikTok is a social media platform that allows you to easily upload short-form spontaneous videos. With worldwide lockdown being imposed, TikTok has risen to become one of the top platforms to create engaging video content. This has led to an abundance of quarantine challenges on the platform.
The Savage Challenge
People record themselves recreating a dance to the song “Savage" by Megan Thee Stallion.
Black women are doing this coronavirus challenge in style. Groups of friends make mini videos of themselves individually dancing with a make up brush, before virtually 'passing it on' to the next person.
Instagram is a social networking platform specifically geared towards sharing photos and videos. The on-the-go and ease of interacting within the app has lent itself well towards becoming a platform filled with a plethora of quarantine challenges.
The Until Tomorrow Challenge
Users post an embarrassing photo of themselves, which will be deleted within 24 hours. The user must message anyone who likes the post, instructing them to post their own.
Facebook is a social networking platform, with over 2.23 billion active users! Facebook offers a smooth and easy user interface allowing users to connect and share data. With the at-home era that is 2020 Corona season, increased traffic and a new subgenre of quarantine challenges have emerged!
The Quarantine Film Challenge
Users must write, produce and direct a new film from their homes.
Twitter is a microblogging and social networking platform that allows users to interact and share their thoughts in "tweets". Twitter helps you keep up-to-date with what's happening around the world, including the latest quarantine challenges.
The Quarantine Song Challenge
Twitter users post the name of the song that was number one on their 12th birthday. This is their isolation theme tune.