Some teens believe that by posting fighting videos they will become famous.
“They just want be relevant like everyone else,” says Perez WorldStar was originally used to provide people with the hottest topics in urban media and music videos.
As time went on, the site also featured brutal fighting videos. Crisdalis Matos, 15, is aware of the dangers of WorldStar. “Everybody copies what they see on the fighting videos,”says Matos, from Roxbury.In one video that went viral, one girl kicks another in the face over a boy. She later worries when she reports that the police came knocking on her door. Teens say that’s the part that many forget when they’re glorifying the videos. “Teens think they gain respect from the fighting says Jennifer Flores, 15, from Madison Park High School.