Why some things become a viral hit on the internet is sometimes hard to say. The perfect example of this is the Eating Tide PODs fad that has spread from a 2017 joke to a 2018 internet culture “fake” challenge and meme. Eating Tide PODs doesn’t get you high, or more popular. But you know what. Screw the man. People are doing it anyway.
The Tide Pod challenge doesn’t help a organization, raise awareness, or anything positive. But it is fun to see people acting this stupid right? Nope. People are actually getting sick