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Dublin: 20 °C Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Phone pinching might be the most stressful (and stupid) internet challenge yet


ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER internet trend to make you want to throw yourself off the edge of the world.

“Phone pinching” is the new craze taking over social media and involves pinching the edge of your phone and dangling it over dangerous places.

Like so.

The anxiety-inducing practice appears to have been originated by the band Twenty One Pilots.

Here they are showing absolutely no regard for their phones whatsoever.

insta Source: YouTube


insta Source: YouTube


insta Source: YouTube

And now loads of other daredevils are copying them.

Whatever, guys.

Don’t come crying to us when you smash your iPhones.

Written by Amy O’Connor and originally published on

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