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Extreme Phone Pinching Has Users Risking Their Expensive Devices

 - Oct 10, 2015
References: damngeeky
Those out there that are willing to risk their expensive smartphone for a little bit of social media participating are going to go wild over Extreme Phone Pinching, which has participants do exactly what the name denotes: pinch their phone and hold it precariously over something that's sure to render it broken. Currently taking social media sites like Instagram and Twitter by storm, Extreme Phone Pinching started when the band Twenty One Pilots released a video showing bandmates pinching their phones into sewer grates, elevator shafts and over high balconies.

Although Extreme Phone Pinching is clearly an exercise that could render your smartphone broken and make you feel like a real doofus, it's currently the biggest thing since the Ice Bucket Challenge (minus the social good aspect) on social media.