PICS: Feeling cheeky? Flashing your bum in famous places is now a social media trend (NSFW)

2019-07-15 09:45
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The 'mooning' trend is taking over on Instagram  - and we're not sure we like it.

In the past, we were presented with social media trends like the belfie - people posting pics of their covered bums. But now, the clothes are coming off.

There is a new trend sweeping the travelsphere, says The Independent. Travellers are flashing their bums in famous locations around the world and posting it to Insta.

Yes, hence the name 'mooning'.

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There is now even an Instagram account celebrating everyone's cheeky exploits, aptly named Cheeky Exploits. With 296K followers, I think it's fair to say it's a trend.

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All for the Insta, sure, but is this kind of behaviour acceptable tourist behaviour? I think not. 

Exposing yourself in nature with no one around, cool. But at sights frequented by groups of tourists and families? Maybe not so much. 

Here's what people are posting (warning: naked bums incoming): 

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