11 Hilarious Twitter Reactions to President Nelson’s Social Media Fast Challenge

President Nelson's social media challenge happened at the meeting shown in this image

If you haven’t heard yet, on Sunday night President Nelson presented the youth with a slew of awesome and inspired challenges. One of them was to fast from social media … for an entire week. The reactions I’ve seen have been surprisingly positive and a large number of youngins’ are accepting the challenge, in addition to plenty of adult members as well. Here’s a list of some of the funniest reactions to President Nelson’s social media challenge we’ve seen so far:

1. Avengers: Infinity War spoilers ahead…

2. Just another reason to love President Nelson

3. Some adults took on the challenge while others …

4. Chocoholic24 takes President Nelson’s social media challenge seriously … maybe a little too seriously (never thought I’d say that)

5. I would have loved to have been a fly on the wall of that chapel

6. I can just feel the ensuing panic

7. Fair point

8. This guy has been waiting for this social media fast for a long time

9. If it takes 7 days to clean your room … yeah, I want before/after pics

10. Bless you

11. Likening the scriptures unto ourselves

To all those who are undertaking President Nelson’s social media fast challenge, we salute you. Chances are you won’t ever see this article, but good on you. If you didn’t get to watch the devotional, you can still watch it online here. But for quick reference, here are all five challenges President Nelson gave the youth:

1. Hold a seven-day fast from social media

2. For three weeks in a row, make a weekly sacrifice of time to the Lord

3. Keep on the covenant path

4. Pray daily that all of God’s children might receive the blessings of the gospel of Jesus Christ

5. Stand out and be different

Did you watch President Nelson’s youth devotional? What did you think? Are you or your kids taking on his challenges? Let us know in the comments!

David Snell is a proud member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He's the Founder of The Sunday Pews, and has experience writing for Mormon Newsroom Pacific, KBYU11, Classical 89 Radio, FamilyShare.com and plenty more. He tries not to take himself too seriously and just wants to brighten your day a bit.