What is the Mannequin challenge and who is doing it?

Last updated at 16:49
Mannequin in a shop windowReuters

Have you heard of the Mannequin Challenge? It's taken the country by storm!

This latest craze is seeing people take videos of themselves standing completely still - like mannequins in a shop window.

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Mannequins in a radio studio!

They then post it online, with everyone from groups of friends to A-list celebrities getting involved.

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When CBBC took on the Mannequin Challenge

But why did everyone start doing this!?

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When Blue Peter HQ took on the Mannequin Challenge

Well, the trend actually came over the Atlantic from the US.

Kids in American schools started doing it last month - and it went viral from there!

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Golfers take on the mannequin challenge

Unlike the ice bucket challenge, which was for charity, there doesn't seem to be any reason for the mannequin challenge.

It's just good, silly fun!