TikTok

Culture

Help, I’m obsessed with... soft choreo

A new TikTok trend has exposed some of the pop world’s most lacklustre dance skills, and allowed celebrities to laugh at themselves in the process.
Roisin Lanigan
4 days ago
Culture

Are we living in the age of the Manic Pixie Dream Boyfriend?

Recent reports indicate yes!
Roisin Lanigan
11.23.21
Opinion

How embracing your toxicity became the latest internet trend

People are airing their 'most toxic' traits on TikTok. Is it proof of a more authentic digital future or another cheap grab for attention?
Isabelle Truman
11.18.21
Culture

Can someone explain POV boyfriend videos to me?

POV: my girlfriend just died at homecoming and Y/N is comforting me.
Roisin Lanigan
11.5.21
Culture

Well, are we living in a simulation?

Thanks to TikTok (and capitalism) the argument that our reality isn’t real is more compelling than ever.
Amy Francombe
11.4.21
Culture

3 easy spells for new witches to try this Halloween

Banish negativity and improve self-love with ‘SPELLS FOR CHANGE’, the new book by Frankie Castanea aka @chaoticwitchaunt.
Frankie Dunn
10.28.21
Beauty

Is blonde hair... cheugy?

Viral TikTok and hair trends indicate the fall of bleached blonde might be upon us.
Laura Pitcher
10.27.21
Culture

How TikTok is encouraging 'sober curiosity'

At 1.8 billion views, the #sober hashtag is a valuable resource for non-drinkers and those intrigued by sobriety's benefits on mental well-being.
Alice Crossley
10.22.21
Culture

The Buffynaisance: why we’re newly obsessed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer

24 years since it first aired, the show is still recruiting an army of superfans, many of whom weren’t even alive when Buffy was saving the world.
Roisin Lanigan
10.21.21
Culture

Can you manifest a partner on TikTok?

Creators on the app seem to think so, but viral affirmation videos look a lot like potentially dangerous love spells.
Laura Pitcher
10.20.21
Opinion

It's time to admit that ‘boyfriend phone hacks’ are cyber abuse

Checking your partner’s messages or tracking their calls are emotionally harmful behaviours, though TikTok might have you believe otherwise.
Beth Ashley
10.19.21
Beauty

The curious rise of botched plastic surgery videos

When life gives you a bad boob job, what do you do? If you're an influencer, you make a vlog about it, obviously.
Emily Jensen
10.11.21
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