Research + News | Topic: TikTok

TikTok Is Reshaping The Ways Brands Market To Youth

Brands such as E.L.F., Chipotle, and KIND are using TikTok as a marketing platform. Read the article here.

These Teenage TikTok Stars Reveal How Their ‘Goofy’ Videos Made Them Financially Independent

TikTok, which is owned by Chinese internet technology company ByteDance, has become the social media app of choice for many teens. Read the article here.

Teens Urged Not To Participate In Popular Social Media Challenge

The #outletchallenge on the TikTok app presents significant electrical hazards. Read the article here.

TikTok’s Year in Review: How the App Transformed Social Networking in 2019

The rise of short video-app TikTok in 2019 is a sure sign that what defines a social network will be very different in 2020. Read the article here.

TikTok Admits It Suppressed Videos By Disabled, LBGTQ, And Fat Creators

TikTok, a social network video app with more than 1 billion downloads globally, admitted Tuesday to a set of policies that had suppressed the reach of content created by users assumed to be “vulnerable to cyberbullying.” Read the article here.

Teens Are Using TikTok As A New Way To Come Out To Friends And Family, App Vital To Gen Z’s LGBTQ Community

Is TikTok Safe For Kids?

Gen Z can’t get enough of TikTok. But if you’re worried about what exactly your kids are getting, you’re not alone. Read the article here.

Teens Are Calling Themselves “Ugly” On TikTok. It’s Not As Depressing As You Think

Instagram is a beauty pageant. TikTok is where kids are free to be mediocre. Read the article here.

What Is TikTok? And Is It Safe? A Guide For Clueless Parents

This hot social media app can foster creativity and socialization, but parents — and kids — need to know the risks. Read the article here.

Teens Are Dancing To Voicemails From Their Toxic Exes On TikTok

Teen girls are making TikTok videos dancing to audio clips of their exes’ demoralizing voicemails and rants. Read the article here.