Netflix urges viewers to not participate in ‘Bird Box’ challenge

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FILE – In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 file photo, Sandra Bullock attends a screening of “Bird Box” at Alice Tully Hall in New York. Released just days before Christmas on Netflix, the Bullock-led thriller “Bird Box” is about monstrous entities that compel any human who sees them to try to kill themselves. Even though […]

Some people have taken to social media with videos of themselves walking around blindfolded and Netflix is not having it.

Netflix’s recent film hit ‘Bird Box’ starring Sandra Bullock has set records for the streaming company with the thriller being watched by 45 million subscribers in the first week of its release.

The film’s plot centers around a woman having to face her worst fears leading children around an apocalypse setting without the use of her eyes.

Now, some are mimicking scenes of the movies on social media, blindfolding themselves and stumbling around outside.

Netflix tweeted about it warning its customers about the danger of doing the challenge.

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