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I really can't get into Tik Tok

The spastic speed of the videos gives me anxiety. I honestly hate it and can feel my brain being rewired as I watch. 馃槚
IKR...

Both my new phone and my new tablet keep "popping up" OPPORTUNITIES to create a Tik-Tok account.

Probable the last thing I would ever do as I've never seen any value in the app .......

Totally annoying...
Harmonium192351-55, M
I鈥檝e never felt I suffered from the lack of Tik Tok in my life. I鈥檓 not even totally sure what it is TBH.
CarolinaCrushDaddy51-55, M
i have given tik tok about 10 minutes of my life...... that was 11 minutes too much.
gamingnerd26-30, M
you do know Tik Tok is chinese spyware?

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/breaking-the-chinese-spyware-app-is-chinese-spyware
MalteseFalconPunch36-40, T
I tried it

Had my password stolen in a data breach and I gave up I have no idea what they did with my account and I couldn鈥檛 be assed to care 馃し
deadgerbil22-25, F
For me, I struggled to get into it at first but then my feed on there started to mirror a lot of what I see on YouTube, esp now that YouTube Shorts is a thing. The app really is what people make of it. People will say there's stupid videos on there etc but that's literally the case with any social media.

The only real issue is it being in close association with the Chinese gov but at the end of the day I don't really care about that.
SpaceJesus41-45, M
I have never even used it. The nephew uses it all the time and tries to show me videos, but I don't want to lose any more brain cells.
DearAmbellina211341-45, F
@SpaceJesus I don't have a Tik Tok account but I've seen vids that others have shown me and I hate it lol.
IsthisitF
I have an account there but never use it!
SumKindaMunster51-55, M
Exactly. Use TikTok at your own risk.
BeefySenpieM
I鈥檝e never dared to ever download that app
deadgerbil22-25, F
@BeefySenpie the app is a literal Boogeyman
chris62caM
That's too bad.
I love it myself.
JohnOlinger41-45, M
I Love Tik Tok 馃檪
itsok31-35, F
So, it鈥檚 just a platform for videos. Kinda like if someone said 鈥淚 can鈥檛 get into YouTube鈥 because someone who doesn鈥檛 have their same taste showed them some awful trending video.
The main difference is with YouTube we tend to search for most things. Then there鈥檚 the small selection of curated videos on the Home Screen that YouTube thinks you鈥檒l like.
TikTok is kind of the opposite. You [u]can[/u] search for things, but it鈥檚 mostly videos TikTok thinks you鈥檒l like, and it becomes very curated to the person.
Sooo watching a 12 year old boy鈥檚 TikTok is going to show you what that 12 year old boy likes.
DearAmbellina211341-45, F
@itsok I have hated every single video I've seen from there. And trust me, people of all ages and genders and types have tried to force TikTok on me lol.

 
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