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Collarbone Challenge: The Dangerous Body Shaming Trend On Social Media

A bizarre body-shaming trend has exploded in social media from the same social network who brought us the Belly Button Challenge - a bogus way to self-assess your weight.

The Collarbone Challenge involves standing coins up in the hollow above your collarbone to assess how "skinny and sexy" a person is...

The more you can stack without them falling over, the more "attractive" you are, apparently.

Although the challenge is - obviously - ridiculous, it fuels real insecurities and can be dangerous according to experts.

"This social media challenge is dangerous because it stokes comparison and fuels insecurity, especially for people who struggle with disordered eating and poor body image," said Claire Mysko, program director for the National Eating Disorders Association.

But check out the people who have emptied their piggy banks for this obscure trend!

不能再低调了。🎉#锁骨放硬币 #china

A photo posted by Dandan Chen (@danbao_china) on

Photos: Instagram & Twitter & Stock Image

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