People can be ridiculously stupid. Don’t believe me? Just take a look at the latest trend sweeping the internet — high five selfies.
As most hypes do, it all started on Twitter. With obviously nothing else to do, Seth Schneider had the ‘proudest day’ of his life.
Today is the proudest day of my life. I successfully took a picture of me high fiving myself pic.twitter.com/tCZ53T5JSx
— Seth Schneider (@TOSUBUCK) October 8, 2016
Though it’s unknown how many tries it took, he managed to get the shot, and ultimately started a new movement.
omg everyone try and take a selfie of you giving yourself a high five it's hilarious hahaha pic.twitter.com/PaxzqCSpzg
— Taylor G (@taylorgrussing) October 9, 2016
Over the last few days, hundreds have tried to take a picture high fiving themselves.
It’s fairly easy to do — just press the shutter button, drop your phone and quickly high five yourself. The result looks kind of cool, if you don’t pay attention to the phone quickly falling to the ground.
— spooky micae? (@DaddyMicaela) October 9, 2016
There are no numbers yet on how many phones ended up being destroyed yet, but it’s obviously a dangerous endeavor.
If you’re not willing to risk shattering your device, there are safer ways to attempt the trick:
— Ralph (@ralph4234) October 9, 2016
Or just be brave and go for it without protection:
— Chang Hung-Duncan (@ChangHung23) October 9, 2016
I’m definitely not recommending anyone to attempt this blurry, phone-damaging selfie. But if you’re dumb — I mean brave — enough to try, feel free to share your photo in the comments.
OMG I SUCCESSFULLY TOOK A PIC WHILE DABBING pic.twitter.com/MnqhiAzaNe
— danielit (@javorus_moore) October 9, 2016