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    Updated on Aug 1, 2020. Posted on Jul 29, 2020

    People Are Showing How They Fake Smile At People Under Their Masks, And It's Low-Key Hilarious But Also Relatable

    So has anyone actually been smiling???

    These days, if you're doing life right, you're wearing a mask in public spaces in order to protect yourself and others. You also can probably relate to this:

    me smiling at people under my mask thinking that they can see it

    And not to brag, but I feel like I've gotten pretty darn good at being able to tell when someone is smiling at me under their mask.

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    No big deal.

    But now, my whole world has been thrown into limbo by this TikTok trend where people show how they fake smile under their masks!?!?!

    @oh.its.ems

    Wait till the end... :) #fyp #mask #covid19

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    What the what?!?!

    http://@oh.its.ems / Via tiktok.com

    I mean, the talent!!!

    @olive.xw

    saw @oh.its.ems show off her fake smile so i thought i’d do it too

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    The deceit!!!

    @smellslikeagoat

    🙂🙃 #fyp#workdistractions#facemask#lgbt#transman#smile

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    So if someone walks by and it looks like they're smiling at me, are they actually doing this???

    @joelsauceitup

    I be looking at ppl with disgust #PetsOfTikTok #GreekFreakOut #foryou #funny #MeetMyParents

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    I don't even know what's real anymore.

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    But I mean, in this wild age we're living in, is smiling with your mouth even necessary at this point?

    @reneiskindabored

    So now we’re showing off our fake mask smiles :P (Idk who started the trend can someone @ them?)

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    I feel like no.

    @reneiskindabored / Via tiktok.com

    So, here's a new pro tip for life in the year 2020. If you're wearing your mask out in public but still want to pass along some good vibes, take a hint from good ol' Tyra Banks: It's all about the "smize"!

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