Catherine Hettinger created this device two decades ago. Her aim was to create an object that will distract children and reduce stress. Today this toy is the largest invention in the world.
• Original use
The manufacturers started producing the spinners as a tool to give relief to the children’s dealing with conditions like hyperactivity disorder, autism and anxiety.
• Celebrity Spinners
Soon as they become popular A-list celebrities started investing in them. Kim Kardashian West’s personal line of merchandise named “Kimoji” has started selling customized spinners now.
• Social Media
According to Google trends report, people search about fidget spinner more than they search for their favorite celebrity. Also, there is a facebook page called “Spin Space” which has a vivid set of collectors sharing tips on the spinner.
• Variations in spinner
Each spinner has different traits based on their style, color, and other features. There are LED spinners, Metal Spinners and Plastic spinners etc. They can be three, four or five-legged.
As some spinners have advanced technological features, when it moves the complications are created. It can catch fire or while rotating it you can hurt yourself or someone else. Be careful while using them.
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