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Rossen Reports: Dangerous, viral TikTok challenge banned

Now, TikTok has deleted search results for the trend's challenge and explained in a statement that it was publicizing a dangerous activity.

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It’s this summer’s viral challenge on TikTok: It’s called "the milk crate challenge."

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The challenge, like so many viral internet dares, began as a simple premise with often funny results: Someone gathers a bunch of milk crates and stacks them in a pyramid formation, then attempts to step up one side and down the other without the crates faltering underneath them (but the crates always topple, and the person walking them goes down with them).

The Food and Drug Administration and doctors across the country are warning against the challenge. They say people are showing up in emergency rooms with broken bones, dislocations, muscle tears and even spinal injuries.

Now, TikTok has deleted search results for the trend's challenge and explained in a statement that it was publicizing a dangerous activity. If you search for it, the page will read "No Results Found" and explains that the videos violate the app’s guidelines.

Remind your kids, no challenge is worth broken bones and muscle tears.