What does ASL mean on TikTok?

What does ASL mean on TikTok?

With the rise of TikTok and its unique culture, the meaning of ASL on TikTok is perhaps better understood as meanings.

On Oct 18, 2023 by Kahron Spearman

illustrated hands signing 'B L M' in American Sign Language in front of protest

These volunteers are making Black Lives Matter videos accessible to deaf activists

For the Deaf community, partaking in social justice conversations is reliant on accessible content.

On Aug 26, 2020 by Trinady Joslin

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Teen goes viral for ASL take on ‘Crush on You’ challenge

The 17-year-old got the attention of Lil' Kim, too.

On May 8, 2020 by Audra Schroeder

Nyle Dimarco Sign Language All I Want For Christmas Is You

Nyle DiMarco is encouraging people to sign ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’

He started the challenge to raise awareness for children whose parents don't use sign language.

On Dec 23, 2019 by Brooke Sjoberg


A deaf TikTok star is inspiring people to learn sign language

Chrissy Marshall is using her platform to talk about disability rights and deafness.

On Sep 7, 2019 by Sierra Juarez

Holly Maniatty Matt Maxes deaf ASL SXSW

The internet’s most famous ASL interpreter discusses the benefits of going viral

There are 466 million in the global deaf community. By 2050, that number is expected to be double that.

On Mar 14, 2019 by Josh Katzowitz

starbucks for the deaf and hard of hearing

Starbucks to open first U.S. location designed for the deaf and hard of hearing

The store will be staffed entirely by people fluent in ASL.

On Jul 20, 2018 by Alex Dalbey

teen helps blind deaf man

This California teen’s decision to help a blind, deaf man on a plane is an inspiration

The kids are alright.

On Jun 24, 2018 by Stacey Ritzen

Child sitting on Santa's lap

Is this kid really making the sign for ‘help’ in this viral Santa photo?

Is this kid signing for help, or just nervous?

On Dec 14, 2017 by David Britton

sign language interpreter at news confrence

Sign language interpreter signs total gibberish while police talk about serial killer

Sign language interpreter in Florida totally drops the ball.

On Dec 6, 2017 by David Britton

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Art student hides secret F U in her final exam

It's all in the hands.

On Dec 13, 2016 by Jay Hathaway

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Polish teen outfits texting app for the hard of hearing

Give me a sign.

On Feb 1, 2016 by AJ Dellinger

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Woman performs incredible sign language version of Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’

Time to lose yourself.

On May 30, 2015 by Audra Schroeder

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Heartwarming ad of the day features same-sex couple learning ASL

Grab the Kleenex.

On Apr 27, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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This couple performs an adorable sign-language cover from ‘Grease’

Car trips get interesting for these soon-to-be newlyweds. 

On Aug 4, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski