If you haven't heard of the new "48 Hour Challenge" circulating on social media, you should be aware of it. However, some say this challenge isn't even real and kids aren't doing it. Here's what you need to know.

Supposedly the "48 Hour Challenge" encourages teens to go missing for up to 48 hours and awards points for every social media mention while they’re missing.

News10.com reports -

"Earlier this week, NBC Charlotte covered the frantic search for 13-year-old Diana Clawson. Detectives were on the hunt, and neighbors created a search team. 

About 24 hours later, Diana was found. In fact, she was never actually missing. The teen was hiding under her bed, surrounded by shoes."

However, as you'll see in the video below, the Mickey and Big Bob radio show is saying, this "48 Hour Challenge" isn't even a real thing that kids are doing and it's all just media hype.

Is this just a case of the tail wagging the dog?

Either way, this is something you should definitely talk to your kids about to make certain they know how serious this is, just in case they're thinking about doing it.



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