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Published Mar 16, 2016, 6:21 pm IST
Updated Mar 16, 2016, 6:28 pm IST
Young girls and women are being pressured by a bizarre social media fad into proving that their diet-toned midriffs are no wider than a piece of A4 paper. (Photo: Twitter)
 Young girls and women are being pressured by a bizarre social media fad into proving that their diet-toned midriffs are no wider than a piece of A4 paper. (Photo: Twitter)

You might have heard of many challenges like the Ice bucket challenge, Belly button challenge, Breast grabbing challenge’ but now the new trend on social media is the ‘A4 waist challenge’.

 

#a4waist #challenge Lol..听说最近这个很流行?😂😂😂

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Young girls and women are being pressured by a bizarre social media fad into proving that their diet-toned midriffs are no wider than a piece of A4 paper, reports the Daily Mail.

 

#A4waist#🙈🙈#galaxyonpaper

A photo posted by 张雯 (@yoonhoserena) on

The trend has seen people trying to prove that their waist is equal or narrower that the average width of the printer paper, according to People's Daily Online.

 

A4 paper waist challenge? Definitely a fail! #a4waist

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The tiny waist challenge which is going viral by the name ‘A4 waist challenge’, involves women uploading photos of themselves comparing their waist to a A4 paper.

Also read: The breast grabbing challenge is going viral

Apparently this started in China and tens of thousands of people have participated in this on social media website Weibo. They are sharing their result on Weibo.

 

A4waste😃 #a4waist #spring #march #keepfit #fitness

A photo posted by Ruan (@jr_superhero) on

Social media putting posts like: 'I’m a size smaller than A4. I’m A3.'

Also read: New 'belly button challenge' gets Internet trending

While some are taking this challenge seriously, there are some who are making fun of it by saying that, they too have A4 waists, when the paper is held horizontally.

A user on Twitter, John Disereits wrote: 'So are they insinuating smaller is better? Not cool to offend the girls who don't measure up in this manner.'

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A series of bizarre internet challenge has come out in China in recent times, which also included a trend for women to stare at the sun in the misguided assumption it can help them lose weight.

Last year even condom challenge went viral, click here to watch the video:

 

Here's an example of Breast grabbing challenge:

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