'Cell phone crashing' video at airport goes viral


Posted at Dec 18 2013 01:40 PM | Updated as of Dec 18 2013 09:40 PM

MANILA – Have you experienced sitting beside a person who talks way too loudly on the phone? A viral YouTube video plays a prank on these types of people through “cell phone crashing.”

The clip, simply titled “Cell phone crashing at the airport,” features a man sitting beside anyone who talks loudly on his or her phone in public. Pretending to have his own conversation, the man then answers the person beside him.

It became an instant hit, getting more than four million views in three days.

An article published in Time.com called the prank “a brilliant way to shame these inconsiderate conversationalists.”

“Cell phone crashing at the airport” was uploaded by Mediocre Films, the same team behind funny YouTube videos such as “Dancing Behind People at the Mall.”