Research + News | Topic: Celebrity
Feb 18, 2022
A Child’s TikTok Stardom Opens Doors. Then A Gunman Arrives.
Jan 12, 2022
TikTok Made Them Famous. Figuring Out What’s Next Is Tough
In 2021, the app’s biggest stars — Charli and Dixie D’Amelio, Noah Beck, Addison Rae and others — leapt from the phone screen to other platforms in the pop culture universe, with mixed results. Read the article here.
May 25, 2021
Police Arrest 150 ‘Unruly’ Teenagers After Thousands Gather For TikTok Star’s Birthday
More than 150 people were arrested after a crowd of around 2,500 assembled for a TikTok influencer’s birthday party in California’s Huntington Beach, creating a ruckus, including hurling fireworks and rocks at the police. Read the article here.
Mar 16, 2021
The New Late-Night
New YouTube talk shows that Millennials and Gen Zs are tuning into. Read the article here.
Oct 26, 2020
You’re 19 Years Old. You Get Famous Overnight. You Move To L.A. Now What?
A look at the rise (and division) of TikTok influencer houses. Read the article here.
Sep 21, 2020
How Quickly Can A Girl Go Viral On TikTok?
Teens are making it big overnight, but that kind of fame can be a mixed bag. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2020
TikTok Stars You Should Know About
They’re some of the biggest celebrities in your kid’s world — and you might not have even heard of them. Read the article from Common Sense Media here.
Jun 19, 2020
Delayed Moves, Poolside Videos And Postmates Spon: The State Of TikTok Collab Houses
Gen Z influencers are settling into life in a shuttered Los Angeles. Read the article here.
Jun 1, 2020
TikTok Is Breeding A New Batch Of Child Stars. Psychologists Say What Comes Next Won’t Be Pretty
Psychologists warn that outsized social media fame may pose longterm problems for the kids who have become celebrities online. Read the article here.
May 11, 2020
How Hip-Hop Royalty Found A New Home On Instagram Live
The pandemic halted in-person gatherings, but a new type of party was born on social media, with rap stars leading the charge. Read the article here.