- Twitter's newest viral challenge, known as the #BroomChallenge, inspired thousands of people to upload videos balancing broomsticks upright — demonstrating a supposed unique gravitational pull happening on February 10.
- The viral tweet igniting the challenge, however, has proven to be a hoax.
- In a statement to Insider, NASA called the challenge "harmless," but stressed the importance of people doing their own research before jumping on the latest viral trend.
- In response to the Twitter storm, NASA uploaded a video to Twitter demonstrating that brooms can stand upright every day of the year.
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The tweet has received nearly 4,000 likes within an hour of its posting.
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