Today, neither Facebook nor Twitter nor any minister is enjoying much limelight the way the little toy spinner is enjoying. Yes! Fidget spinners those spinners that we often see in the hands of small school going children and nowadays we can see them in the hands of adults and office going people too. These fidget spinners are very much in demand these days. According to Google people have searched for fidget spinners, the most as compared to other very famous celebrities that simply shows that these fidget spinners have attained a lot of attraction from people of all the age groups as compared to most famous celebrities.
What are these fidget spinners:
So, basically these spinners are either made from metal or made from plastic and contain ball bearings that help them to rotate on an axis, these spinners are there for fun or to reduce some stress and some neurological problems.
Unknown Facts about Fidget spinner:
So, now we are going to discuss some Fidget spinner facts. These are the facts that many of us are not aware of. So let us dive into and find some unknown things we did not know until now:
- How it came into existence/ who is the creator: The fidget spinners that are very popular these days have their origins in 1997 when an engineer named Catherine an inhabitant of Orlando went to Israel and experienced that the young children in Israel used to throw rocks on the passer-by it was a strange experience for her.
So, after returning back to Orlando she thought of making such a thing that would keep these rock throwing children busy with this spinner so that they would not get distracted again and would not do such things again.
- Problem with the patent: When Catherine made this spinner she got the patent but soon the patent in 2005 expired and for its renewal, she needed to deposit 400 dollars which were a big amount for her at that time due to which she lost her patent and now anyone can use her invention without any prior permission. If in 2005 she has had deposited the money she might have earned millions and now would have turned into a millionaire.
- Spinners a necessity: These days even in offices these spinners have become a necessity, the people who are at the offices when get stressed up take some time free and start spinning these spinners to reduce their stress level as it is believed that rotating it for a couple of minutes relaxes your mind and makes you stress free.
- Banned in educational institutes: In many countries these fidget spinners are banned in the educational institutes as it is said that these spinners deprive children of studying. Children all the time keep on rotating these spinners even in classrooms that do not allow them to concentrate them on their studies, which would lead them in lagging behind in their studies due to which it is prohibited in the campuses at least.
- Celebrities involved: many popular celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and many other Hollywood celebrities are connected with these spinners; they are often seen clicking their pictures with these spinners and posting them on their social media platforms may it be Twitter, Facebook, or even Instagram also.
- The mechanism behind the rotation of the spinners: These spinners rotate because there is a ball bearing inside them, which rotate experiencing less friction due to which these spinners can rotate for around two minutes easily. In addition, these spinners contain the facility to play the music of your choice as an SD card slot is also provided in the new type of fidget spinners. These spinners are made so that they can be charged so that the users get the unlimited enjoyment of spinning and listening to their favorite music.
- Popularity: These spinners are very popular among today’s generation even more than any celebrity or any minister. Today’s generation is mad over the use of spinners as these spinners are present in different, shapes, sizes, colors that people cannot resist its charm and aim to purchase one. These spinners have proved to be a very profitable market for those who are producing them.
- Pricing and record makers: The cost of these fidget spinners ranges from around two dollars to even 460 dollars depending upon the size, shape, and color of the spinner. Also, people have done record making stunts with these spinners a person from New York has spun a spinner for more than one and a half minute on his nose, thus making a new record.
- Risks related to spinners: Many spinners that have the facility of charging have caught fires; this incident has been at various places. Many people doing stunts with these spinners get injured such as spinner.
Hemant is Digital Marketer and he has 3 + years experience in SEO, Content marketing etc.