What’s the Problem with Neknomination? Social Media or Personal Responsibility

Reports that two young Irish men have died as a result of what’s called a ‘Neknomination’ calls into question the use of social media to drive peer pressure. Irish Independent article  Irish Daily Mirror article Sunday World article TheJournal.ie #STOPneknomination (please share the # on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) The drinking trend believed to originate in Australia and coined “Neknomination” involves the “neknominator” who, after posting a video of themselves online downing a pint, then “neknominates” one or two of his friends to follow suit. The rules dictate that they now have 24 hours to upload their video and nominate

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