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TikTok Is Poised to Outlast Trump, and to Test Biden

TikTok Is Poised to Outlast Trump, and to Test Biden

TikTok Is Poised to Outlast Trump, and to Test Biden TikTok Is Poised to Outlast Trump, and to Test Biden TikTok is about to outlast President Trump. Now, the company could become an early test of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s stance toward Chinese tech companies. Mr. Trump demanded last year that TikTok’s Chinese owner, ByteDance, sell the viral video …

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Sea Shanty TikTok Meme, Explained

Sea Shanty TikTok Meme, Explained

Sea Shanty TikTok Meme, Explained Sea Shanty TikTok Meme, Explained In the final week of 2020, Nathan Evans, a 26-year-old Scottish postman and aspiring musician, shared a video of himself on TikTok, singing a sea shanty called “Soon May the Wellerman Come.” He wasn’t expecting anything to happen, but the app has a way of turning dusty esoterica into viral …

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Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok

Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok

Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok Egypt Overturns Jail Sentences for 2 Women Who Gained Fame on TikTok CAIRO — An Egyptian court has overturned the sentences of two young women who were convicted and imprisoned last year on charges of “violating family values” and “inciting debauchery” after they gained fame on TikTok, according …

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Therapists Are on TikTok. And How Does That Make You Feel?

Therapists Are on TikTok. And How Does That Make You Feel?

Therapists Are on TikTok. And How Does That Make You Feel? Therapists Are on TikTok. And How Does That Make You Feel? While an influx of followers can be confusing for therapists who are just looking to let off a little steam online, some view it as an opportunity to expand their client base. Marquis Norton, a licensed professional counselor …

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‘Ratatouille,’ the Musical: How This TikTok Creation Came Together

‘Ratatouille,’ the Musical: How This TikTok Creation Came Together

‘Ratatouille,’ the Musical: How This TikTok Creation Came Together ‘Ratatouille,’ the Musical: How This TikTok Creation Came Together Beginning in October, thousands of TikTok creators who were bored at home and missing Broadway created elements of a show that didn’t exist yet: a musical based on Disney Pixar’s “Ratatouille,” an animated film about a rat with culinary aspirations. In 60-second …

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The Biggest Trends of TikTok 2020

The Biggest Trends of TikTok 2020

The Biggest Trends of TikTok 2020 The Biggest Trends of TikTok 2020 It’s been well over two years since TikTok arrived in the United States in August 2018, offering a rejoinder to anyone who thought social media had lost its way. The app had everything: social commentary, comedy, crafting, memes, challenges, makeup tutorials and, of course, dances. Even those who …

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Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It’s Serious.

Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It's Serious.

Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It’s Serious. Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It’s Serious. “It is really nice poetry,” she said, “and a really nice old vibe, like vintage music.” In August, she decided to use the band’s popularity on the app to raise awareness of the situation in Belarus. She posted a clip …

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A TikTok Doctor Talks Coronavirus Vaccines

To quash vaccine misinformation, this doctor opts for facts over fighting fiction.

A TikTok Doctor Talks Coronavirus Vaccines A TikTok Doctor Talks Coronavirus Vaccines This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. Health information needs to reach people where they are — and people are on social media. That’s one message from Dr. Austin Chiang, a 35-year-old gastroenterologist and the chief medical …

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Perez Hilton Was Banned From TikTok. Why?

Perez Hilton Was Banned From TikTok. Why?

Perez Hilton Was Banned From TikTok. Why? Perez Hilton Was Banned From TikTok. Why? Mr. Hilton’s TikTok posts fall into a loose category on the app known as “TeaTok” or “MessyTok,” in that they often consist of gossip, analysis of celebrity drama and opinionated commentary. Similar accounts, including Drama Alert and TikTok Room, have become monetized media businesses with staff …

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The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok

The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok

The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok In a TikTok filmed in August outside of a women’s health center in Charlotte, N.C., the uncensored version of the mid-1990s novelty rap song “Short, Short Man,” by Gillette blares: “Eenie weenie teenie weenie shriveled little short, short man.” The camera is focused on …

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