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TOS - Brother ewww

‘Brother ew!’: TikTokers are shook in this grimace-worthy trend. Here are its controversial origins

'What's that? What's that brother?'

On May 21, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

sia music autism

5 weird songs that are suddenly everywhere thanks to TikTok

'My dog ​​is dressed more expensive than you.'

On May 20, 2024 by Ramon Ramirez

woman and friend dressed as dog (l) woman and friend dressed as dog with THAT ONE SOUND FROM TIKTOK logo (c) woman and friend dressed as dog (r)

We have literally no words for this inescapable, freaky new dog song

'I will never delete this app.'

On May 18, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

TOS - Let's f**king go, I guess

‘Let’s f*****g go I guess’: Finally, a call-to-action for lazy people

It's OK to feel 'meh' sometimes.

On May 14, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

what the sigma handsome Squidward with THAT ONE SOUND FROM TIKTOK logo

‘Erm, what the Sigma?’: Squidward has been meme’d. Again

The latest TikTok hit involves Spongebob, Squidward, and an ice cream cone.

On May 13, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

TOS - Barbara’s Rhubarb Bar

‘Barbara’s Rhubarb Bar’ is our favorite tongue-twisting rap. It’s blowing up the internet—and it’s German

'Send this song to Eurovision.'

On May 11, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

TOS - 'Open up the door'

‘Open up the door’: This unreleased Billie Eilish song has become an epic coming-out anthem

'In that moment I knew.'

On May 7, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

montana boyz head in a mess

‘Head in a mess’: Meet the Montana Boyz, who just revived this old country hit by lip-syncing to it over and over

'How tired do we think they are of recreating this?'

On Apr 29, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

TOS - 'You think you just fell out of a coconut tree?'

‘No such thing as a coincidence’: Kamala Harris’ coconut tree trend gets deep about life

'When I’m gossiping with my friend and starting to feel too much like a hater.'

On Apr 26, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

TOS - This TikTok sound is about embracing your peace

‘How life sounds’: This TikTok trend is about embracing your peace—and letting go

We're in our unbothered era.

On Apr 17, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

TOS - 'You need to kill me'

‘You need to kill me’: This viral trend is begging you for the sweet release of death

'Excuse me sir...'

On Apr 10, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

TOS — Everyone's fighting, and it's all New Order's fault

Everyone on TikTok is recreating classic arcade fighting games with this classic ’80s song

Get into your fighting stance.

On Apr 10, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

TOS - 'What's Up Brother?'

‘What’s up brother?’: Bros pay tribute to this niche celebrity with a surging new trend that’s taken on a life of its own

If you ever needed a dog whistle for a terminally online gamer bro, look no further than the "What's up brother?" sketch

On Apr 5, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

That One Sound

‘I think of you all the time, now that you’re gone’: Dog owners are playing this song during their baby’s final hours

'Bye I'm sobbing.'

On Mar 29, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

what are you doing texting - TOS - White Lotus

‘What are you doing?’: This ‘White Lotus’ soundbite is a little bit sus

'Texting who?'

On Mar 24, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo