Kim Jong-un all fingers and thumbs in bid for Instagram diplomacy

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North Korean leader struggled to make ‘finger hearts’ gesture popular on social media

Doing something “for the ‘gram” is not typically associated with international diplomacy, but this did not stop Kim Jong-un making a heartfelt attempt at a South Korean Instagram trend during a summit this week.

“Finger hearts”, a popular social media pose in South Korea, involves people crossing the tips of their forefingers and thumbs, as though about to click their fingers or make a money-grubbing gesture. Also known as “baby hearts”, it is so called because the crossed fingertips are subtly reminiscent of a heart shape.

@ireneisgood and @songofstyle taught me something new @sacaiofficial today! People in Korea aren’t doing ✌ any longer, they do something called “Baby Hearts” (zoom in to see it)

Yoongi helps Jimin point his finger heart to the right camera. YoonMin ship has sailed and my heart is soft#iHeartAwards #BestFanArmy #BTSArmy @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/F6wBluXdmZ

내가손가락하트원조였다니

님들아 손가락 하트 제가 원조였네요 #양세형 #손가락하트 #만든사람 #엄마제보 #ㅇㅈ?

The @TeamUSA try their hand at the #FingerHeart pic.twitter.com/YD8DnadNUA

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