TikTok

Beauty

Y2K toothgems are back, but please proceed with caution

Diamond -- and cubic zirconia! -- dentistry is experiencing a social media renaissance.
Ella Delancey Jones
3 days ago
Culture

The internet says subliminal messaging will make you hot

A new wave of surreal YouTube videos say that 'subliminals' are the secret to reaching your aesthetic goals. Here's why you should be skeptical.
Eve Upton-Clark
5 days ago
Culture

Help! I’m obsessed with Olympian TikTok

The young stars of Team USA and beyond are using the platform to show a side of the Olympic Village rarely seen before Tokyo 2020.
Roisin Lanigan
7.26.21
Culture

Gen Z is leading the bottoming revolution on TikTok

Young queer creators are using the platform to educate each other on the joys of anal sex. Welcome to #BottomTok.
Tom Haynes
7.26.21
Film

Justice for Meredith Blake

The so-called villain of the 90s Lindsay Lohan classic The Parent Trap is being reclaimed as a hero by Gen Z.
Roisin Lanigan
7.21.21
Culture

Girlboss culture isn't dead, it's rebranded as "that girl" now

On the back of the millennial girlboss aesthetic, the “that girl” wellness trend is taking over TikTok.
Laura Pitcher
7.21.21
News

TikTok mourns the completely fake Nicki Minaj and Tom Holland relationship

Proof that once something is a meme, it really is forever.
George Griffiths
7.4.21
News

It’s now illegal in Norway to not label retouched photos on social media

Influencers will now have to admit when a photo has been edited. But is it enough to fight social media’s problem with unrealistic beauty standards?
Tom George
6.30.21
Culture

Meet the Gen Z creatives making bank off Y2K Bratz art

On Instagram and TikTok, the girls 'with the passion for fashion’ are back in a big way.
Tom George
6.28.21
Culture

Is illness appropriation TikTok's most troubling trend?

Accusations of faking illness for clout are on the rise, but the bullying that comes with it is making life more difficult for those diagnosed.
Harriet Shepherd
6.23.21
Fashion

Is Amazon the new Depop? We asked a few TikTok influencers what they think

As the demand for affordable fashion keeps growing, the site's recruited leagues of Gen Z ‘Amazon influencers’ despite concerning ethics.
Beatrice Hazlehurst
6.21.21
Music

PinkPantheress is the musician dominating TikTok's DIY scene

In her first interview, the 20-year-old breakout star unpacks her viral songs, old school inspo and how horror shapes her art.
Douglas Greenwood
6.21.21
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