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Trend Chaser

Every writer needs a little inspiration once in a while. For today's prompt, an attempt to join an online trend has gone wrong.

While my TikTok page mostly consists of animal fact videos and silly comedy sketches, there's no denying that social media trends (especially the musical ones!) can be addicting. 

They're also story gold! Just think about that episode of "Abbott Elementary" where the teachers have to band together to stop the "desking" trend—students jumping from one desk to another while filming it for their online followers.

For this week's prompt, write about an online trend that's going horribly wrong.

Post your response (500 words or fewer) in the comments below.

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