Research + News | Topic: TikTok

Insider Created A TikTok Account And Set The Age At 14 To Test How Long Before A Plastic Surgeon’s Promotional Video Appeared. It Only Took 8 Minutes.

Videos promoting rhinoplasty are appearing on the For You Page of teenagers as young as 14. Read the article here.

The Paradox Of Online “Body Positivity”

It has always sucked to compare yourself to the prettiest girl in school, but it sucks a lot more to feel like everybody else in the entire world is the prettiest girl in school. Read the article here.

TikTok Accounts Of Younger Teens Will Now Be Private By Default, All Minor Users Will Have Tighter Privacy

TikTok has made a set of changes to its app that will set the accounts of teenage users between 13 and 15 years private by default and also enable tighter privacy protections for all users under the age of 18. Read the article here.

Parents Doing Whatever It Takes To Bond With Their Kids During COVID, Even Dancing On TikTok

A new survey finds many are working up a sweat just to bond with their kids more during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the article here.

TikTok Teens’ Latest Passion Is Enterprise Software

Five days into the new year, and TikTok’s hottest 2021 trend is teens using enterprise software to go viral. Read the article here.

‘PoshTok’ Is Where TikTok’s Richest Teens Hang Out

The concept of PoshTok is simple: what if having a ton of money didn’t just mean nice stuff, but also: internet clout? Read the article here.

‘Want To Do The Spacegirl Dance With Me?’ How To Talk To Teens This Christmas

Between cancelled school formals and gap years, it’s a bleak time to be a teenager – but Nina Dillon Britton knows the right words to say. Read the article here.

Fed-Up Teens Are Outing Their Rapists On TikTok

Social media may feel like some women’s only route to justice. Read the article here.

Doctors Warn Teens Not To Try New ‘Scalp Popping’ TikTok Trend

A new TikTok trend has teens pulling their scalp in hopes of getting it to “pop.” Read the article here.

The Year On TikTok: Top 100

TikTok shares the top moments of the past year within the TikTok community. See their report here.