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Jason Derulo reanimates ‘Coño’

Puri, Jhorrmountain, and Adje’s 2017 club floor filler, “Coño,” is getting a second wind courtesy of Jason Derulo. In the three years that have followed the release of “Coño,” the original has quickly become a cultural fixture, featuring on more than 14 million TikTok videos. Veteran pop vocalist, Jason Derulo, has an ear for productions […]

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What Parents Need to Know About TikTok’s New Parental Control Tool

If TikTok was having a moment before the pandemic, it’s really experiencing a surge in popularity and attention right now as tweens and teens everywhere are stuck at home and have nothing better to do than convince their parents to perform choreographed dances for social media. So the timing is good for the short-form…Read more… […]

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‘OK, Boomer’ Girl’s Rise To Twitch Fame Was ‘A Perfect Storm’ Of Memes And Politics

Several decades ago, at the beginning of March 2020, when Bernie Sanders was still in the race for president, a streamer who goes by the handle Neekolul posted a short video of herself lip syncing and dancing along to a song by YouTuber Senzawa made up entirely of variations on the phrase “OK, boomer” to […]

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What Parents Should Know about Teens and Social Media Fame

Rhiannon Ragland has never been particularly interested in building her own social media presence. But as the mom of a teenager, she adheres to parental best practices—she follows her daughter Brenna’s accounts, pays attention to what she posts, and has talked with her about sharing information responsibly.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Parents Should Know about Teens and Social Media Fame

Rhiannon Ragland has never been particularly interested in building her own social media presence. But as the mom of a teenager, she adheres to parental best practices—she follows her daughter Brenna’s accounts, pays attention to what she posts, and has talked with her about sharing information responsibly.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Parents Should Know about Teens and Social Media Fame

Rhiannon Ragland has never been particularly interested in building her own social media presence. But as the mom of a teenager, she adheres to parental best practices—she follows her daughter Brenna’s accounts, pays attention to what she posts, and has talked with her about sharing information responsibly.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Scenes From the Frontline of Hollywood’s TikTok Invasion

In December, a video blazed through gay Twitter of a teen doing the popular “Say So” dance, pioneered by TikTok star Haley Sharpe. Halfway through the video, the teen is interrupted by Laura Dern, her mother, who proceeds to finish the dance (and badly.) To date, the video has over 200,000 likes and 2,300 comments.…Read […]

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Scenes From the Frontline of Hollywood’s TikTok Invasion

In December, a video blazed through gay Twitter of a teen doing the popular “Say So” dance, pioneered by TikTok star Haley Sharpe. Halfway through the video, the teen is interrupted by Laura Dern, her mother, who proceeds to finish the dance (and badly.) To date, the video has over 200,000 likes and 2,300 comments.…Read […]

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Down The Rabbit Hole Of Twitch Streamers’ TikToks

Over the past 72 hours, I’ve spent an ungodly amount of time watching TikToks created by Twitch streamers. It all began with a simple question: Can people whose whole line of work is built around creating the lengthiest, least-filtered form of pop culture possible excel in a medium where minimalism thrives?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Twitch’s Most-Watched Clips Have Almost Nothing To Do With Games

Twitch clips are one of the streaming platform’s best features, allowing any viewer to quickly save a section of a stream and share it elsewhere. The system is engineered to help them go viral. A simple interface makes it easy to cut only the best bit, with a maximum length of 60 seconds. The clips […]

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