This Article is From Mar 04, 2020

Salt Challenge: The Latest TikTok Trend And Why It's Dangerous

Worse than the Skull Breaker challenge?

Salt Challenge: The Latest TikTok Trend And Why It's Dangerous

Salt Challenge: TikTok's latest challenge has once again sparked safety concerns.

A latest TikTok challenge has surfaced on the internet, which could prove worse than PUBG or the Skull Breaker challenge, leaving Netizens horrified.

The TikTok challenge, widely referred to as the 'Salt Challenge', sees teens pouring salt directly into their mouths from the container down their throats. Several videos of teens and adults taking up the challenge are going viral on social media and experts have warned that it can have terrible side effects, leading to stroke and fatalities.

In one video, TikTok user Landon poured a huge amount into his mouth, before spitting it out and gagging. The user captioned video, "Someone else try this."


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A TikTok user shared a video of 'Salt Challenge' with the caption, "Just being professional at work. Should I try a cup of salt?"

Another TikTok user, who goes by the name of Jonathan, attempted the challenge and captioned his video, "Salt challenge! This was disgusting."

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