The Brief: On TikTok, when an individual points to their inner arm with two fingers they are indicating they are sharing their "true nature," hence pointing at their veins and/or blood.


A popular pose on TikTok sees creators pointing two fingers at their inner arm while looking at the camera. This pose often accompanies on-screen text which shares information about the individual. In this context, the pose appears to indicate that the person is exhibiting their true nature which is in their blood and/or veins.

This pose was used often as part of the Built Different TikTok trend which was marked by creators listing characteristics and attributes that made them elite. Most recently, this pose can be spotted in the “It Started With A Hey” trend.

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