Research + News | Topic: TikTok
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.
Sep 18, 2020
Do Viral Videos Really Tell You Anything About Today’s Teens?
Before social media, curious adults had to make do with dissecting the kids’ slang and fads from over their shoulders. Read the article here.
Sep 11, 2020
Teen Dies After Doing TikTok ‘Benadryl Challenge’ As Doctors Warn Of Dangers
A 15-year old girl from Oklahoma has reportedly died after taking an excessive amount of the anti-allergy medication Benadryl as part of a challenge on social media app TikTok. Read the article here.
Jul 31, 2020
TikTok: The Sound Of An App Stealing Your Kid’s Life Away
Like YouTube on LSD, TikTok is the most popular social media app where your kids can watch a never-ending stream of user-submitted videos. Read the article here.
Jul 27, 2020
‘It’s Not Worth It’: Young Women On How TikTok Has Warped Their Body Image
Seven women in their teens and 20s told NBC News that the content they viewed on TikTok had pushed them to fixate more on their diets and exercise regimens to a dangerous extent. 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.
Jul 16, 2020
How TikTok Turned My Five-Year-Olds Into Proto-Teens
I hoped the app would buy me some much-needed peace in lockdown, instead it was a huge mistake. Read the account here.
Jul 2, 2020
How Gen Z Is Using The Secret Code ‘I Had Pasta Tonight’ As A Cry For Help On Social Media When Depressed Or Suicidal
TikTok users are using secret codes in their videos and captions to convey they are struggling with depression and possibly contemplating suicide. Read the article 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 12, 2020
Kids Now Spend Nearly As Much Time Watching TikTok As YouTube In US, UK And Spain
Kids ages four to 15 now spend an average of 85 minutes per day watching YouTube videos, compared with 80 minutes per day spent on TikTok. Read the article here.