The words “me too” are trending on social media after women were asked to share if they had ever been sexually assaulted or harassed.

In light of the Harvey Weinstein allegations, the words are being used to show people just how widespread sexual harassment and assault are.

American actor Alyssa Milano who starred in Charmed with Rose McGowan, shared a screenshot of the suggestion and asked people to reply with the words “me too”.

More than 30,000 women, and some men, had replied to the tweet by Monday morning. Thousands of others have posted the words on their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles.

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