One product has gone viral for shocking the Twitterverse, with some not getting the joke! A TikTok video shows an “ankle monitor for kids,” even suggesting that you can shock your child at any time by using an app.
A Viral Video Shocks the World
A TikTok video made by @shampoooty is going around that’s got everyone talking, reshared by @legboot on Twitter.
A Disturbing Idea
The video starts off normal, but then it gets weird by suggesting ankle monitors for children.
The video shows a text that reads, “If you’re a parent and struggling to sleep at night.” Sounds innocent enough right?
Controlling Your Child
“I bet it’s because they will not stay in their rooms,” the text and voice goes on to say.
Shocking the Audience and the Child
The video starts to talk about putting ankle monitors on kids’ legs and even making them feel a small shock.
More Weird Stuff
There’s an app mentioned that can track and control kids’ behaviour, making things even creepier.
Trickery on Walmart Shelves
They show someone taking the product from a Walmart shelf to make it seem real.
The Real Twist?
It turns out the product is a joke set by a prankster on TikTok, but of course, Twitter got offended anyway.
Real Concern, Fake Product
People on Twitter really believe it’s true and get upset, thinking kids are being treated badly.
Insanity? It’s A Joke!
One user said, “Ankle monitor on a baby is insane.”
Another user made the hilarious connection between ankle monitors and the popular kids channel “Cocomelon,” suggesting the brand name, “Cocofelon” for the product.
More Hilarious “Products”
Originally posted by @shampoooty on Instagram, you can find more hilarious fake products for kids.
Lock Them Up!
Other dark humour products include a “swing catapult” and even a pair of handcuffs to keep your little ones in place!
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