Troubling Trend: Internet Drinking Game

There’s a new horrifying drinking game making global headlines that’s already taken the lives of several young adults and the dignity of some who survive.

It’s called #NekNominate or #NekNominations (hashtag used for social media purposes), and it’s an online craze spreading rapidly across countries thanks to Twitter and Facebook.

Here’s how it works: kids are nominated by their peers to take video of themselves downing — or “necking” — strong drinks under bizarre or dangerous circumstances before challenging others to film an even more shocking video by the next day.

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