The Brief: The #DontLookYourAgeChallenge on Twitter sees internet users sharing photos of themselves along with their age.
Twitter users are putting ageist stereotypes to bed as part of the #DontLookYourAgeChallenge. It is marked by creators sharing a photo of themselves along with their actual age and the associated hashtag.
These posts began spreading on the platform over the last 24 hours and many of them have already accrued thousands of likes. Comments under these posts reveal just how impressed viewers are by another individual’s youthful appearance compared to their time spent on this planet. It literally goes to show, time is a construct and age ain’t nothing but a number.
This user’s youthful face and spirit paired with her age garnered over 16,000 likes.
I’ll be turning 42 on April 12th of this year pic.twitter.com/vRatZiXcIp
— somebody’s auntie🤷🏾♀️ (@MadiesMusica) March 26, 2021
While many of these posts are serious, some users couldn’t help but have a little fun with the challenge. This user claims to be Lisa from the K-pop group Blackpink. Lisa is 23, by the way.
I'll be 37 this April! #DontLookYourAgeChallenge pic.twitter.com/O424oT0x0Z
— Hoekage (@LeDahni) March 26, 2021
And, there’s this hilarious post about Mitch McConnell.
500 years old next week!
— Agolf Twitler Slayer (@bblock29) March 26, 2021
38 in July ☺️ pic.twitter.com/Wg11allVHo
— LoveJones0702 (@LJones0702) March 26, 2021
Not quite like a Chevy lol but 57 & still going strong 😊✌🏻#DontLookYourAgeChallenge pic.twitter.com/YDuAuzC7NT
— Sue🦋✨ (@upton_5) March 26, 2021
My dad and me. 💕 95 and 51 #DontLookYourAgeChallenge pic.twitter.com/F3aaSrWydT
— 𝐓𝐨𝐛𝐢, 𝐨𝐫 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐓𝐨𝐛𝐢 🌻 (@talons918) March 26, 2021
#DontLookYourAgeChallenge since I’m a leap year baby, I’m a mere 8.25 years old. pic.twitter.com/CLFx4izQ6A
— Kristin 🇺🇸⚓️🏳️🌈💋🎵 (@LiberalValkyrie) March 26, 2021
40 years ain't shit when you're immortal.#DontLookYourAgeChallenge pic.twitter.com/fvsoxc1PwT
— CHRIS LOCKEY (@ChrisLockey) March 26, 2021
#DontLookYourAgeChallenge 38 this coming August.
How did I fare? pic.twitter.com/tig2Q2XWI0
— Shannon (@ShannonZKiller) March 26, 2021
My 91 year old Grandparents ❤️ #DontLookYourAgeChallenge pic.twitter.com/fSXCdUvW2T
— Michael Aiello (@AielloArchDes) March 26, 2021