2 Girls 1 Podcast TIK TOK TEENS

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The teens of TikTok are doing just fine, thank you very much

The kids are alright.

 

Matt Silverman

Internet Culture

Published Nov 18, 2019   Updated May 19, 2021, 10:46 pm CDT

TikTok came on the social media scene relatively recently (2016), and teens have flocked to it. The short-form video app boasts 500 million users, most of them young.

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TikTok has developed its own culture and communities within, and Rolling Stone writer EJ Dickson has been observing and reporting on them in detail. As a non-teen herself, she’s fascinated by the empowerment and deep social awareness that appears baked into Gen Z, thanks to their constant connectivity.

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This week on 2 Girls 1 Podcast, Alli and Jen (actors who perform weird internet content on stage) talk to Dickson about her coverage of TikTok, the teen communities that form there, the trends of self-empowerment that run through the network, and the social media cesspools we can’t seem to escape.

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*First Published: Nov 18, 2019, 7:00 am CST