TikTok

Opinion

Why is the internet obsessed with Sarah Paulson?

Viral TikToks and resurfaced interviews have made the queer star of ‘Ratched’ and ‘American Horror Story’ into an unlikely online hero for young people.
Douglas Greenwood
10.20.20
Culture

Why TikTok is celebrating Christmas three months early

Don't we all need a little festive joy in our lives right now tbh?
Emma Kershaw
9.30.20
Culture

TikTok is teaching Gen Z what it really means to be the main character

If you don't know what being the main character means, you're probably not the main character.
Chloe Meley
9.29.20
Culture

What is 'reality shifting' and why is it taking over TikTok?

By using the “raven” or “Alice in Wonderland” method, fans claim they're entering other universes, primarily so they can get off with Draco Malfoy.
Serena Smith
9.28.20
Culture

Is cottagecore a colonialist fantasy?

Black influencers are reclaiming the aesthetic and challenging its whitewashed world.
Bethan Kapur
9.24.20
Culture

TikTok is reclaiming Harry Potter because JK Rowling ruined it

DracoTok will always be there to welcome you home.
Elmira Tanatarova
9.22.20
News

Gen Z TikTokers are accidentally tattooing themselves with Nazi imagery

The ‘unity symbol’ looks a lot like, uh, something else.
Jenna Mahale
9.22.20
Culture

Why TikTokers are hypnotising themselves to see their past lives

"I anticipated a very happy past life, but it wasn’t. It didn’t really end too well for me."
Kate Fowler
9.17.20
Culture

Meet the controversial TikTok creators from Ireland's first hype house

"Once you do something like this here, it’s like we have the whole country’s attention."
Daisy Schofield
9.16.20
Culture

How TikTok resurrected the problematic "chav" stereotype

Of all the Y2K trends Gen Z have adopted, the casual classism of "chav check" is among the worst.
Katie Davies
9.15.20
News

TikTok confirms it's been shadowbanning LGBTQ+ terms and hashtags

It’s literally 2020, get with the program?
Jenna Mahale
9.15.20
Beauty

2020 is the year of the mullet

Just when you thought our current annus horribilis couldn’t get any more cursed, the 1980s' most controversial hairstyle aesthetic is making a roaring comeback, thanks to TikTok.
Roisin Lanigan
9.2.20
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