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Social Media challenges that have gone viral this pandemic.

In the past few weeks, Instagram has been overrun with viral challenges.

Since the stay-at-home order, which has been a of lessening the spread of the Coronavirus, people have found different ways to connect and still have fun through social media, it has been more like a coping scheme .  Many people have jumped on few challenges with their families and friends.

Here are the top 3 challenges that has gone viral in the past few weeks.


The #fliptheswitchchallenge started on tiktok before gaining waves on Instagram. It was cupped from Canadian Musician, Drakes song titled Non-Stop. With the lyrics “I just made a switch, I don’t know nobody else that’s doin’ it”. It had people switching outfits whilst they switch the lights off.



The #somethingnewchallenge had families participate more, they line up in front of the camera and join a simple dance where they do an elbow shift to the left and right, a jerky arm Harlem shake and a clap at the end, going in turns to the tune of Wiz Khalifa feat. Ty Dolla $ign -something new



#don’trushchallenge seems to be the biggest among the challenges, this challenge saw people from different fields join in, Mothers, influencers, Doctors, fashionistas among others. where people that joined had to change from their normal outfit to a glammed up look using a makeup brush to cover the surface of the camera before the transformation. The #DonRushChallenge is set to the tune by Young T & Bugsey featuring Headie One – don’t rush. #Bopdaddychallenge on the other hand is a spin-off from the #dontrushchallenge more like the male version on the side they use a hair brush not a makeup brush.


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