China’s latest social media phenomenon involves women taking pictures of themselves wrapping their arm around their back and cupping their own breast in order to prove their thinness and flexibility. The trend appears to be a variation on the #BellyButtonChallenge which saw Chinese women reaching around their backs to touch their belly buttons. The “reverse breast touch” began on Chinese blogging site Weibo, and hundreds of thousands of users have already taken part. Despite the insinuation that accomplishing the social media ‘challenge’ is a test of health and fitness, experts say in fact the test is really only a measure of the shoulder’s flexibility.
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