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Can facebook make you do stupid things?...apparently so

  1. Ben_Anderson profile image59
    Ben_Andersonposted 6 years ago

    Heard of planking before? If you like to keep your sanity, I suggest you skip this post.

    �Planking involves someone lying flat on their stomach with their arms against their bodies in unusual and sometimes dangerous situations, with photographs of their exploits shared through social media sites.�

    You can read the full story -

    http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/technology … australia/

    I would also suggest you read the comments, they�re rather entertaining.

    Having said that, I would also like to hear yours�that�s if you have anything to say because honestly � I have no comments.

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      Baileybearposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      just read about it in news today.  Seems they don't care that they could end up lying flat on back stiff as a plank in a coffin

    2. BRIAN SLATER profile image88
      BRIAN SLATERposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ben, it's boys just behaving like boys.

  2. WryLilt profile image91
    WryLiltposted 6 years ago

    Someone recently died from a planking accident in my state. What a stupid thing to do!

    1. IzzyM profile image90
      IzzyMposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I think it is possible he had too much to drink as we was on his way home from a night out.
      I wrote a hub on it.
      It's such a shame someone died because it looks like one of those crazes that is sooo stupid, it is fun!

  3. EmpressFelicity profile image74
    EmpressFelicityposted 6 years ago

    I sense a Darwin Award coming on lol

    1. BRIAN SLATER profile image88
      BRIAN SLATERposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      love it smile

  4. Cagsil profile image59
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Facebook makes for stupidity? Nope.

    Plenty of people already operate their life, completely based on being stupid, which is stupidity in motion.

    It's unfortunate that stupidity in motion also includes breeding. hmm

  5. theherbivorehippi profile image79
    theherbivorehippiposted 6 years ago

    In answer to the title of this thread...I'm pretty sure Facebook doesn't make anyone stupid.  They are probably this way all on their own. 

    Here's another good article about it...



  6. Ben_Anderson profile image59
    Ben_Andersonposted 6 years ago

    Thanks all for your responces.

    I'll keep an eye out on more odd news in the future wink