TIKTOK users are promoting a ‘trick’ to catch cheaters on Snapchat — but it’s not something you should try at home.
A new trend has gone viral on TikTok that claims it can help people find out if their partners are cheating on them via Snapchat, however it could lead to legal implications.
The ‘hack’ was shared by TikTok user @jalyssab_ who said this is how she found out her boyfriend was cheating on her.
In the 57-second long reel, Jalyssa, who proclaimed “there are a lot of professional manipulators and cheaters out here,” basically suggests that people illegally hack into their partner’s device to retrieve all of their passcodes.
Once those passcodes are obtained, Jalyssa said people could then log into their partner’s Snapchat account, where they could download their Snap activity and history.
Snapchat’s activity report reveals everyone a user Snapchatted, as well as accompanying times and dates.
Jalyssa continued to recount her experience regarding her partner’s infidelity, saying that she checked his browser history and emails to confirm her suspicions.
Since the TikTok reel went live, it has garnered more than 27,000 likes and hundreds of comments.
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One of the comments read, “my stomach started hurting because I just KNOW I’m gonna find what I’ve been looking for,” with several users agreeing in the replies under the comment.
One user added that social media has ruined dating, while another user rebutted that statement by saying “cheaters have ruined dating.”
As TikTok has grown in popularity, so have hack videos of catching cheaters, with several accounts dedicated to identifying anonymous individuals who have been caught in the act or overheard bragging about their infidelity.
Even celebrities have taken part in the trend.
Olympic diver Tyler Downs recorded himself on a plane after suspecting the passenger next to him was cheating on his wife.
Downs’ post, which featured the text “Whose ever husband this is… I’m reading his texts and he’s cheating on you,” has received more than 2.2 million likes to date.
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