TikTok for everyone (shortly for parents and millennials)

Chances are you may have heard there’s a smartphone app named TikTok, however may not know what it is or does. But, if you’ve recently seen a youth dancing, miming or lip syncing on a smartphone, you likely have your answer.


“TikTok is one of the most popular apps on the face of the world,” says WTOP tech guy Gregg Stebben.
“It’s just a place where millions of people have place billions of very short, very entertaining videos, between 15seconds and a minute long.”


“You may see some dancing. You might see some singing. You might see some karaoke. You might see some lip syncing, a joke, and some storytelling — typically in cars — practical jokes, memes, and I should warn you, sometimes some very strong language,” said Stebben.


As with many apps that quickly become popular, youth are providing the impetus. Tik Tok users are supposed to be 13; however the person with the phone is responsible for entering their age.

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