A new challenge for the virtual world

A new phenomenon named 10 year challenge is now sweeping the Internet. It involves users juxtaposing their old pictures with new ones to see how they have aged, and is being received positively with even celebrities joining the trend

| JANUARY 17, 2019, 03:19 AM IST


The Internet is a ‘challenging’ realm i.e. people here are always posting pictures and videos about one or the other challenge. For now, the challenge that is currently sweeping the virtual world is ‘10 year challenge’ The latest internet frenzy movement involves posting a picture of yourself that was taken 10 years ago (2007-2009) and placing it next to one that is taken in 2019. The challenge is also called #HowHardDidAgingHitYou, and we are hoping it is in the harmless self-deprecating way. Although things took a turn towards the positive when it quickly got dubbed as the #GlowUp challenge – referring to how well people have aged.  

That said, let us come to the point that made us take cognizance of the phenomenon and write about it -celebrities across Hollywood as well as Bollywood have now joined this trend. While some of them are actually sharing transformation journeys, others are making sure to make the most of the challenge and are filling the internet with hilarious memes. From Shruti Hassan and Diana Penty to Ellen DeGeneres, Padma Lakshmi, Nicki Minaj and Samuell Jackson - the celebrities have already taken up the challenge and have passed with, what looks like flying colours for the internet

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