Don't be like Bullock, avoid viral 'Bird Box' Challenge — Netflix to fans

Don't be like Bullock, avoid viral 'Bird Box' Challenge — Netflix to fans

With most people home for the holidays and looking for stuff to do with their families, the movie quickly became a go-to and launched a thousand memes.

Released less than a month ago, Netflix's Bird Box has swept social media with conspiracy theories, memes, and now, the Bird Box Challenge.

Netflix has issued a warning after several people have been participating in the Bird Box challenge. While many of these videos are amusing to watch, Netflix wants to be sure that people are being careful and that no one winds up hurting themselves.

With many unanswered questions posed in the conclusion of the film, talk as already circulated for a part 2; however, Netflix nor the film's director Susanne Bier have confirmed a sequel (or prequel).

And a bunch of other people took recreating the movie to an extreme.

It is a very unsafe thing to try all for the sake of becoming viral on the internet.

The latest one based on the hit Netflix movie Bird Box may have dire consequences for fans.

The Bird Box Challenge has lead to some insane viral videos.

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Chrissy Teigen took a playful jab at friend Kim Kardashian for an out-of-touch tweet about "Bird Box". They're trying to get you to take off your blindfold!

Despite the alarm, there aren't a lot of examples of disastrous Bird Box Challenges.

As if it wasn't risky enough to walk around blindfolded, some people added heavy artillery to the mix.

Since the tweet, the number of searches for "Bird Box challenge" have gone up dramatically.

The film's characters wear blindfolds when outdoors to avoid succumbing to the monsters and many fans of the Netflix horror saw this as an opportunity and the #BirdBoxChallenge was born. The video also contains a couple moments that would be a bad idea to repeat, like walking blindfolded on an escalator.

Here's what you need to know.

Netflix rarely releases data on how many subscribers have seen films or TV shows on its site. The streaming service posted the announcement on Twitter and told viewers that they did not want them to "end up in the hospital due to memes".

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