Teens Try To Resist Their Phones For 20 Minutes

  • Published on Jun 22, 2018
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  • Dead
    Dead Hour ago

    Homie really started singing 😂😂😂

  • FefeNaAmerica 1207
    FefeNaAmerica 1207 Hour ago +1

    I’d daydream, but I get so irritated like OCD level when I can't use it while it pings

  • Ariana
    Ariana 3 hours ago

    I would have taken a nap 😴

  • Eros. ivv
    Eros. ivv 7 hours ago

    I'd be steady chillin 😂like dis would be a piece of cake

  • milk and water
    milk and water 16 hours ago

    literally no one:
    that one striped shirt kid: 🎶🎵someday my prince will coomee🎶🎵

  • Lasagna Lasagna
    Lasagna Lasagna 19 hours ago

    Is it weird that i enjoy sitting and doing absolutely nothing

  • Twig Faults
    Twig Faults 20 hours ago

    I hate how people actually think that teens are completely and utterly bored without their phones. They do other stuff.

  • Julian Abramo
    Julian Abramo 23 hours ago

    This video is ASMR it is making me tired

  • Julian Abramo
    Julian Abramo 23 hours ago +1



  • Kamilla Paronai
    Kamilla Paronai Day ago

    Why only one guy got a glass of water?

  • SeraphLight248
    SeraphLight248 Day ago +1

    My phone is too dry for this to even be challenging for me.

  • Taj Villain
    Taj Villain Day ago

    Them: do not use your phone for 20 minutes
    Me: *pulls out pocket book*
    Or just sit there and have a conversation with the people around lol

  • panic! rn
    panic! rn Day ago

    I would've taken an 5 hour nap

  • Qodar Salman
    Qodar Salman Day ago

    I've done it for 24 hours

  • Orlando Godinez
    Orlando Godinez Day ago

    Can older adults resist playing candy crush or solitaire?

  • Debra Barnett
    Debra Barnett Day ago +1

    Perfect opportunity for a nap.

  • MarkyBanjo
    MarkyBanjo Day ago

    I would just sleep through it lol no sleep the day before and no trouble falling asleep then, hacks

  • King Rob
    King Rob Day ago

    I'd take a 😪

  • Duh Aniah
    Duh Aniah Day ago

    *I'd get up and dance- then sleep*

  • Bob bob
    Bob bob 2 days ago +1


  • ImTheRipper XD
    ImTheRipper XD 2 days ago

    How sad they can barely stay with out it for 20 minutes

  • Billie's missing avocado

    i'd sing or hum or just be deep in thought i can just sit there and daydream for hours

  • Ken Spills
    Ken Spills 2 days ago +1

    I’d literally just fall asleep
    Id be hella relaxed
    I’m 16

  • Pêebž -
    Pêebž - 2 days ago

    If I was there I would be talking to the camera without shutting up the whole time x3

  • Shay
    Shay 2 days ago

    it'd be interesting if they left them in there past the 20 mins, and see how long it takes for them to get off their phone and get out the room

  • Archangel 88大天使

    I easily could of done this challenge. Because I didn't have a phone when I was a teen. I was grown and had to get a job

  • Lauren Kuramoto
    Lauren Kuramoto 2 days ago

    Am the only one who can put down my phone? 😂

  • RalphMG21
    RalphMG21 3 days ago

    20 minutes!!!

    sounds to short...

  • GD FL3X
    GD FL3X 3 days ago +1

    I bet the premise of this video is mainly to ”mock” teens to say they only go on their phones and nothing else. If anyone was bored they would seek entertainment. No matter what age or what it is, it is better than a black room with nothing else in it!

  • Gabriela Madu
    Gabriela Madu 3 days ago

    This kid was dead ass singing "someday my prince will come" !!! 😂😂😂

  • Kimchi Fried Rice
    Kimchi Fried Rice 3 days ago

    I’d just like sleep

  • SplittingHares
    SplittingHares 3 days ago

    Well of course it's going to be hard if they have no other form of entertainment...

  • mario depau
    mario depau 3 days ago

    This isnt hard

  • min suga genius
    min suga genius 3 days ago

    who even leaves their ringer on though

  • Goonz
    Goonz 3 days ago

    I would go for a nap on the couch

  • Jenn'sCrazyLife
    Jenn'sCrazyLife 3 days ago +1

    1:34 yesss he’s singing Disney songs 😂

  • ssaaa aaall
    ssaaa aaall 3 days ago

    1:31 that’s what I would be doing the whole time but different exercises lol

  • acealmisfer 1
    acealmisfer 1 4 days ago +1


  • Catirina Hernandez
    Catirina Hernandez 4 days ago

    I'd be asleep or imaging crazy scenarios

  • Narin
    Narin 4 days ago

    this school year i had a very important exam and i wouldn’t get my phone in the school week and if i was punished a month.... like these guys need to chill.

  • Ida Hegland
    Ida Hegland 4 days ago +2

    Imma try out this for myself now, i’ll be back in 20 mins

  • Holly
    Holly 4 days ago +1

    i’m lucky if i get a text once a day....

  • Remy Fagerstrom
    Remy Fagerstrom 4 days ago

    all i’d do is either whistle my way through or sleep

  • Sam Alex
    Sam Alex 5 days ago

    I'd just like to say, I am a teenager and I indeed am addicted to technology. However, I'm able to cease use of my phone or computer whenever need be. This isn't just a ,"teen problem" it's a societal issue. You can easily understand why it happened too.Being able to communicate with others so quickly and efficiently is an attractive idea. Communication is vital to our existence and creates a sense of safety. After getting reeled in by that safe concept, they started adding entertainment, basic games that were on arcade machines. Said games grew bigger into apps and more companies creating games for computers and smaller versions of those games for phones. You guys have absolutely amazing content, don't get me wrong. However, this video... was super lazy. How about setting the teens up in pairs or groups next time. Give them board games, with no obligation to play. When you're in a room and haven't any option but one, you're going to be considering that one option because it's your only focus, common sense.

  • bloopis
    bloopis 5 days ago

    quite the imagination. so id just close my eyes and think im like in the medieval times or something

  • Joan
    Joan 5 days ago

    for real i think i would just take a nap

  • BTSBlinkNCTStay
    BTSBlinkNCTStay 5 days ago

    I would take a nap or run around the studio like a crazy 5 year old who had a ton a sugar. Also, I don’t really talk to people a ton so it wouldn’t ding anyways lol.

  • EllaTheUmbrella
    EllaTheUmbrella 5 days ago

    there’s a couch????? bro i would take a 14 hour nap

  • Nadia Ishimwe
    Nadia Ishimwe 5 days ago

    I can go a week without answering like 6 people (ik lol not much but still)...idk my phone isnt a complete nessecity...I would pretend I was on the Ellen show lol

  • Angela Li
    Angela Li 5 days ago

    Just for the record, l would be asleep.

  • Angela Li
    Angela Li 5 days ago +1

    When that girl was doing push-ups l almost cried.

  • Kanity - One Piece Chill Channel

    Eh, no entertainment? But they are in this cool empty studio??? Don't they wanna explore???

  • ytismylife smith
    ytismylife smith 6 days ago

    My phone would be dry
    You would not here one texts

  • Jazz
    Jazz 7 days ago

    Toss your shoes around? Walk in circles? Daydream? Why sit there and stare at it?

  • Amanda Poyma
    Amanda Poyma 7 days ago

    It's honestly not that hard. Some of them acted like it was the end of the world.

  • Divya Venkatesh
    Divya Venkatesh 7 days ago

    this gave me anxiety

  • Vicky Kotey
    Vicky Kotey 7 days ago

    Like if we can be friends

  • joons roses
    joons roses 7 days ago

    This video really making us seem like self absorbed lowlifes who cant survive without their phones for more than 10 mins 😔

  • niyer
    niyer 7 days ago

    if you can’t resist your phone for 20 minutes you’re a crackhead

  • Janetta Schlabach
    Janetta Schlabach 8 days ago

    Ok but did anyone else feel so much anxiety at the last part of his video when the phone just sat there and buzzed and no one picked it up???😭😭😭

  • Maja Sandlund
    Maja Sandlund 8 days ago

    Do This with a child, a teen, an adult and an elder

  • Boogie2988 LiveStreams

    it just shows how addictive phones truly are and how kids are so easily attract to it i mean these kids act just how a addict would if crack is placed in front of them

  • Michelle R
    Michelle R 8 days ago +1

    these people get texts...they too popular lmao

  • Michelle R
    Michelle R 8 days ago

    Were they not allowed to do anything else??? Like wander or sleep bc I’d do that

  • hanna turner
    hanna turner 8 days ago

    I’d take a nap, a nice nap.


    This is sad

    PRETTY FLACKO 9 days ago +10

    Y'all need to stop making teens look bad, I'm 100% sure if you put an elder or an adult there too they would have acted the same, it's not a "teenager thing". Everyone is the same especially in our generation, there's no difference between an elder, an adult or a teen.

  • Ash_ xX
    Ash_ xX 9 days ago +1

    Tbh I would just lay down in the couch while looking at the ceiling and thinking about my sanity or something I probably won’t have anyone texting me lol 😂

  • sad case
    sad case 9 days ago


  • Unicornian girl
    Unicornian girl 10 days ago

    LOL nobody be texting me

  • Sam Burke
    Sam Burke 10 days ago

    I couldn't do this... not because "i need my phone" but because I'm scared of no noises and I'd have to have music or something playing in the background and that would probably not be allowed in this "experiment"

  • TapWater
    TapWater 10 days ago

    Do the same thing but with teens trying to resist hitting their juul

  • Danielle Roberts
    Danielle Roberts 10 days ago +4

    Jokes on you! I don’t get notifications anyway 😎

  • lil lelz
    lil lelz 10 days ago

    I don’t get that much messages in an entire day

  • juju ju
    juju ju 10 days ago


  • Yaquelin Hernández
    Yaquelin Hernández 11 days ago +16

    i feel like some of these people exaggerated knowing their was a camera recording, if you can’t spend 20min without your phone there’s a problem

    • Maya David
      Maya David 4 hours ago

      Yaquelin Hernández So you can sit in a room doing nothing for 20mins and no sense of time and not be a little agitated? Remember there’s no one in there with them.

  • sandy 007
    sandy 007 11 days ago

    Wtf just take a nap-

  • Jake The Dog
    Jake The Dog 11 days ago +1

    I haven’t watched this video yet and if there’s someone who fails they have a problem no joke

  • Not My Name
    Not My Name 11 days ago

    Seeing how much people get notifications in such a short period of time makes me realize how lonely I am lmao

  • mrtiger tigereatsbuns
    mrtiger tigereatsbuns 11 days ago +1

    That's gonna hurt my brain cells if I did this

  • CheeseyTaco Time
    CheeseyTaco Time 11 days ago +1

    Them: *gets notifications all of the time* “Oh my god so annoying”
    Me: *waits the whole time* “I’m sure I just left it on silent or something” *knows god damm well that no one has texted me*
    Me again: **cries and falls asleep in puddle of tears**


  • Tears like Honey
    Tears like Honey 11 days ago +1

    They all look dead in side, lmao.

  • Rachel Rasmusson
    Rachel Rasmusson 12 days ago +4

    When I can't have nothing to do, I would just lie down and daydream. I love thinking. Being without your phone for 20 minutes is easy.

  • Yee Yee
    Yee Yee 12 days ago

    Lol I don’t get texts so jokes on you

  • Bryceyboy 58
    Bryceyboy 58 12 days ago +1

    This is easy just lay down and sleep Thats what i would do and i dont even need my phone

  • Hammerbro200
    Hammerbro200 12 days ago

    This is rlly sad

  • mckayla jean
    mckayla jean 12 days ago +1

    I’d just take a nap. Or look around, it’s not that hard😂

  • Asia Scalia
    Asia Scalia 12 days ago

    It’s probably just me, but the guy with the broken leg makes me laugh soooo badly!! I mean... is he even breathing? 😂😂😂

  • Nyaneng
    Nyaneng 12 days ago

    I’m sure I wasn’t the only one yelling out “SLEEP”

  • Brenna Simpson
    Brenna Simpson 12 days ago

    I'd just take a nap lmao

  • Queen of the Memes
    Queen of the Memes 12 days ago +20

    I would lay on the couch and start a therapy session and just start talking about my problems😂

  • jenny teran
    jenny teran 12 days ago

    You guys should do this but with toddlers and their iPads!!

  • Finick Odair
    Finick Odair 12 days ago

    I would just take a nap. Like f*ck the phone.

  • irwin trash
    irwin trash 12 days ago

    i’d just take a nap

  • J U N G S H O O K
    J U N G S H O O K 12 days ago +1

    Am i the only 13yr old that doesnt have a phone??

    • xDanii
      xDanii 11 days ago

      Yes. That's sad.

  • Salvador Ramirez
    Salvador Ramirez 13 days ago

    Also this is not a realistic scenario they could occupy their time doing something else but they are forced to sit and do nothing which adds anxiety and also I bet all or most of those notifications very done on purpose

  • Salvador Ramirez
    Salvador Ramirez 13 days ago

    I could go a week without it

  • Tiny B Special K
    Tiny B Special K 13 days ago

    You should do this with parents! Teens get a bad rap but parents aren’t great at not looking at their phone all time too!

  • Alyssa bernal
    Alyssa bernal 13 days ago

    No hate on this video but I absolutely hate that teens get bashed for being “addicted” to their phones, or any kind of technology really. Like we grew up with technology being on the rise, idk what else people expect honestly, I know plenty of adults who spend way too much time on their phones so 😂

  • c4exploder24
    c4exploder24 13 days ago

    I would have slept