problematic on tiktok
TikTok might be facetuning you without your consent
Augmented reality is something we should all be paying close attention to.
On May 31, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
TikTokers are saying they ‘need to buy a gun’ because they don’t fit into their jean shorts from last summer
Fatphobia and weight loss content are rampant on TikTok.
On May 24, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Weight loss videos are a mainstay on FYPs—whether users like it or not
TikTokers have spoken up about this issue.
On May 17, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Sinophobia is, unfortunately, all the rage on TikTok
Sinophobic, racist videos contribute to anti-Asian sentiment that drives hate crimes.
On May 10, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Divine feminine TikTokers are trying to make the patriarchy cool again
There’s nothing divine about divine feminine energy, it’s just the same tenets as the patriarchy.
On May 3, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Diet culture TikTok is pushing a new way to lose water weight
Videos of people discussing the method have millions of views.
On Apr 26, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Paralympic athletes are being ridiculed by the event’s official TikTok account
Twitter users have taken notice of the tone of the Paralympics’ TikTok videos.
On Apr 19, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
TikTokers are using a ‘Family Guy’ audio to be transphobic
Many TikTokers have called out the use of the audio for its transphobia and general prejudice.
On Apr 5, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Straight girls on TikTok are disparaging lesbian relationships by calling their exes ‘bitches’
It’s not funny when queer people and queer relationships are the butt of a joke, no matter how many straight women are laughing.
On Mar 29, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Health professionals using a TikTok sound that makes light of opioid addiction isn’t a great look
TikTok’s got a thing for joking about percocet.
On Mar 22, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Debunking TikTok’s ‘lucky girl syndrome’
'Lucky girl syndrome' has its detractors.
On Mar 16, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
No, a TikTok palm reading filter can’t tell you if you’re sick
All of this just leads to videos about serious subjects, like someone’s health, based on arbitrary evidence, like a TikTok filter.
On Mar 8, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Everyone’s talking about TikTok’s ‘bold glamour’ filter
TikTokers say using the filter and comparing its results to their own face made them feel bad about the way they looked.
On Mar 1, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
Would you want to be posted on TikTok without your consent?
A TikTok that documents designer outfits worn by women walking around New York City, got some flak.
On Feb 22, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins