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Social Media "Challenges" - How far is too far? - Your experiences

Over the last few years, "challenges" have been making the rounds on Facebook, and with news stories such as people dying taking dangerous selfies, and being found wearing just underwear in a motorway gantry and I thought it would be interesting to see peoples experiences and attitudes towards these things. This survey will consist of three sections: -General Questions -Specific Questions regarding your participation in three popular challenges -Conclusion Please answer as honestly as you can. If there are any gendered options to a question, please do not select these if you are not that gender.
How often do you visit Facebook?
Multiples times a day
Once a day
Once every few days
Once a week
How often do you actively post new content on Facebook (statuses, original photos)?
Multiple times a day
Once a day
Once every few days
Oncce a week
Once every couple of weeks
Once a month or less
What age group do you fall into?
13-14
15-17
18-20
21-23
24-28
29-24
25-29
30-35
36+
What gender do you identify as?
Male
Female
Which of the following challenges have you seen on Facebook?
ALS Ice Bucket Challenege
Neknomination
No Make-Up Selfie
Others
If you saw Ice Bucket, what was your opinion?
A good way to raise money for charity, no complaints
A good idea but some people took it too far
It's mainly for people to boost their egos
Overall, I enjoyed watching Ice Bucket videos
Overall, I didn't care about Ice Bucket videos
Overall, I hated Ice Bucket videos
If you saw Neknominations, what was your opinion?
All good fun, no complaints
It was amusing but some people took it too far
It was stupid
Overall, I enjoyed watching Neknominations
Overall, I didn't care Neknominations
Overall, I hated Neknominations
Free comment:
Personally do you feel your attitude to what is acceptable on facebook changes if it is part of a challenge?
I'm much more lax
I'm a bit more lax
I don't think it makes any differemce
My opinion gets stricter when it is a challenge
Is whether the challenge for charity affect your answer to the previous question?
Yes, if it's for charity my views are more lax than if it's not
Yes, I expect people to behave themselves more if it is for charity
No, both are the same
In the group of people you interact with (friends,friends of friends) on Facebook, do you think the societal attitude to what is acceptable on Facebook changes if it is part of a challenge?
It's a lot more lax
It's a bit more lax
It doesn't change
It gets stricter
In your opinion, is whether the challenge for charity affect your answer to the previous question?
Yes, if it's for charity then my local societies view is more lax
Yes, if it is for charity then my local societies view is less lax
No, if it's for charity does not affect my local societies view
How much would you be prepared to embarrass yourself in a photo or video for a Facebook challenge?
Not at all
A little
A medium amount
A lot
How much would you be prepared to put yourself in danger for a photo or video for a Facebook challenge?
Not at all
Low chance of mild danger (injury lasting for a few seconds)
Low chance of medium danger (a bruise or cut)
Low chance of high danger (broken bone, fracture, etc)
Low chance of extreme danger (life changing)
Medium chance of mild danger
Medium chance of medium danger
Medium chance of high danger
Medium chance of extreme danger
High chance of mild danger
High chance of medium danger
High chance of high danger
High chance of extreme danger
Certainty of mild danger
Certainty of medium danger
Certainty of high danger (For example professional Jackass stunts)
What would you be prepared to expose for a photo or video for a Facebook challenge?
Arms
Legs upto thigh
Entire legs
Stomach
Male - Entire upper torso
Male - Swim shorts
Female - bikini
Male - boxers
Female - bra
Underwear
Bare buttocks
Female - bare breasts
Genitals
Face
This section will be about Ice Bucket Challenege
Did you take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge? The next few questions will be about this, you do not have to select anything if you did not take part.
Yes, I was filmed and I uploaded it
Yes, I was filmed and a friend uploaded it
No, I did not
Did you use ice in the bucket?
Yes, I used just ice
Yes, I used a mixture of ice and cold water
No, I just used cold water
No, I just used warm water
Did you add anything else other than water to the bucket?
Yes, I added...
No
Did you put yourself in any danger for the video?
No
Yes, I was standing/sitting precariously or on an unstable object
Yes, I was high up with a potential chance of falling
Yes, I did it unsecured in/on a moving vehicles
Yes, the contents of the bucket were being dropped from such a height that they could cause injury (or the bucket itself could if dropped)
Yes, there was a large quantity of water being used - eg from a diggers bucket
Yes, due to additional contents of the bucket
Yes, due to being in an inherently dangerous place eg on a road or railway line
Other:
If you answered yes to any option in the above question, why so?
Challenge myself
Out-do my friends/wider audience
Increased likes and/or comments
Attempt to impress a particular person:
Humor/Banter
Other:
What did you wear on your top half for the video?
Fully dressed
Fancy dress/costume
Female - Swimwear (Bikini Top/One Piece)
Male - Shirtless
Male - Shirtless - with bra or bikini top
Female - Shirtless - covering with hands/arm
Female - Shirtless - with bra
Female - Shirtless - covering with object
Female - Shirtless - exposed
Other:
What did you wear on your bottom half for the video?
Fully dressed
Fancy dress/costume
Swimwear - Bikini Bottom/One Piece
Swimwear - Swim Shorts
Swimwear - Speedos
Male underwear:
Female underwear:
Bottomless - covering with hands/arm
Bottomless - covering with crossed legs
Bottomless - covering with object
Bottomless - exposed
Other:
Did your clothing change during the video:
Yes...
No
What is the reasoning behind the your clothing choices? (Choose all that apply, but not conflicting options)
Comfort - physical
Didn't want to get many clothes wet
Attracting opposite/same sex
Out-doing friends/audience
Getting more likes and comments
Humor
Banter
Other:
In honesty, why did you do the Ice Bucket challenge?
Raise money for a good cause
Didn't want to be left out
Peer pressure from being nominated
Guilt of not doing it
Become a talking point
Did you actually donate any money?
Yes, the recommend amount or less
Yes, more than the recommended amount
No, I did a video but did not donate
Where did you film your Ice Bucket?
Inside - bathroom
Inside - other room
Outside - your/friends private land
Outside- public land (road etc), other private land
If you wish to add any more detail that you feel might be useful, please add it here.
The next set of questions will be regarding Neknomination
Did you take part in Necknomination?
Yes, I was filmed and I uploaded it
Yes, I was filmed and a friend uploaded it
No, I did not
What did you put in your glass? Extra information boxes are optional.
Alcohol
Water
Soft drink:
Fizzy drink:
Milk
Kitchen ingredients - non spicy:
Kitchen ingredients - spicy:
Bodily fluids:
Other:
Did you fill your glass on camera to demonstrate the ingredients?
Yes, all of them
Yes, some of them
No, it was full when the cameras started rolling
Did you put yourself in any danger for the video? (Aside from the inherent danger of alcohol and chugging)
No
Yes, I was standing/sitting precariously or on an unstable object
Yes, I was high up with a potential chance of falling
Yes, I did it unsecured in/on a moving vehicles
Yes, due to being in an inherently dangerous place eg on a road or railway line
Yes, due to contents of the glass aside from alcohol
Other:
If you answered yes to any option in the above question, why so?
Challenge myself
Out-do my friends/wider audience
Increased likes and/or comments
Attempt to impress a particular person:
Humor/Banter
Other:
What was your level of dress in your video?
Normal clothes
Fancy dress:
Underwear
Other:
Why did you do the Neknomination?
Peer pressure from being nominated
Fun
Didn't want to be left out
Impress people with your drinking skills
Banter
If you wish to add any more detail that you feel might be useful, please add it here
This section will be about No Makeup Selfies.
Did you take and post a No Makeup Selfie
Yes
No, because I didn't want to
No, because I don't wear makeup anyway
No, because I don't proclaim to wear makeup but do
How true did you stay to the premise?
I posted a photo in good lighting and no makeup
I posted a photo with no makeup but a filter or poor lighting
I posted a photo but was infact wearing a minimal amount of makeup
I posted a photo but was in fact wearing a lot of makeup
I posted a photo using makeup and with a filter
Why did you post a No Makeup Selfie
I feel good about how I look without makeup
Other people were doing it and not doing it made me feel like I was worse than them
Directly peer pressured by others
Impress a particular person:
Other:
Did you show any cleavage?
No - just a face shot
No - I wore a high cut shirt or similar
Yes - a little
Yes - a medium amount
Yes - a lot
Yes - other:
Not Applicable to me
If you answered yes to the previous question, specifically medium or a lot, why so?
It's what other girls did
I'm worried about being seen as a prude if I don't
I'm not confident about how my face looks without makeup so wanted to draw attention away from it
No reason not to!
Other:
General Questions
Overall, how do you feel about the challenges you see on Facebook?
I love them
I like them
I'm neither here or there
I dislike them
I hate them
Do you consent to any text written in text fields being published? Any contact or identifying information will be removed first.
Yes
No
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Where do you currently live?
Great Britain, country:
North America, country:
Russia
South America, country:
Africa, country:
Australia/New Zealand, country:
Other:
Asia, country:
This poll was created on 2016-02-17 17:06:25 by mprsrch