Everyone Is Getting Trolled By This Weird ‘Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover’ Trend

Social Media trends are a dime a dozen; from the Ice Bucket challenge to the mannequin challenge, to whatever squiggle lips are supposed to be. People love them, begrudgingly participate in them, and then hate them — usually with in 48 hours or so.

I have to say, though. This one is pretty clever — mostly because it’s really fooling people.

It’s called “Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover” and it involves posting on social media with a thumbnail that makes it look like you’re about to do something crazy. Like chugging bleach:

Or chopping off your nipple:

And then, you know… not doing that.

That’s it! Sure it’s silly, but it’d fooling everyone! In fact, take this as a public service announcement. If you see one of your friends post something that looks crazy, think twice. They may just be reminding you that not everything is as it seems…