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TikTok's latest trend sees teens dancing to toxic voicemails from their exes

Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud takes a look at how teens are using a new TikTok trend to call out abusive and predatory behaviour.
Screenshots from @trapmoneybella, @tenleyearles and @kmad__ on TikTok. (TikTok/Screenshot)
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Elamin Abdelmahmoud is Buzzfeed's social media editor and q's online columnist. Every couple of weeks, he brings us up to speed on the big headlines taking over the internet right now.

This week, he joins guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe to take a look at how teens are using a new TikTok trend to call out abusive and predatory behaviour.

The trend involves teen girls dancing to audio of voicemails left by their toxic exes. TikTok user @trapmoneybella created a meme by dancing to a voicemail from her crying ex-boyfriend, who's apologizing for allegedly cheating.

Click the 'Listen' link near the top of this page to hear the full conversation with Elamin Abdelmahmoud.

— Produced by ​Vanessa Nigro

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