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Would you snitch on someone for TikTok views?

SnitchTok is a complete genre of content built around exploiting the information we glibly offer up.

 

Daysia Tolentino

Internet Culture

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There are perhaps more sinister means of attaining clout than snitching on a rando for TikTok views. But there is something unsettling about SnitchTok that adds to the growing list of reasons I, and I’m sure many others, am afraid to share anything personal on the internet.

The format of SnitchTok is simple: screen record evidence of a person behaving out of pocket on TikTok and expose them to the people in their personal lives. Most of the videos in this genre involve exposing alleged cheating, telling on sneaky links, or sharing Horny on Main posts with people’s parents. In essence, SnitchTok is a byproduct of oversharing on the internet, a complete genre of content built around exploiting the information we glibly offer up. 


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