In 2019 Twitter Users Shared Photos Of Marks Left On Their Skin After Being Stabbed By Pencils

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If you’ve ever been poked firmly with a pencil, you probably still have the scar to prove it. And a recent viral thread on Twitter has revealed you’re not alone – the dots seem to be everywhere these days. But what are these little black dots that are popping up all about?

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The internet has a fantastic way of bringing many people from different walks of life together. Thanks to the advent of social media, we can now talk freely about our experiences. United by these special, shared elements, we can bond with people all over the world who’ve been through similar things.

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Nowadays, it’s not out of the ordinary from people to take to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to share their dating woes. Similarly, people often take to social media to divulge the difficulties of parenting and the funny things that their babies get up to. And opening up about worries from work online is commonplace.

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