Just like Musical.ly, TikTok offers short-form videos that last for 15 seconds and lets its users share these with their friends, family, and audience. Even though the app was initially created for the Chinese market, it’s since exploded onto the global scene, and now has 300 million active monthly users.
TikTok – the newest social media craze that teens love, and parents don’t get. Congress is pretty worried about it at this point, too. Of course, hundreds of brands see dollar signs and want to make money from it. It is potentially the most controversial and popular social media app. So, what exactly is TikTok, and what’s it meant for? Let’s talk about it.
This guide is intended to help parents understand the impacts of social media on their children’s mental health. Researchers at the University of Chicago found that social media is more addictive than alcohol and cigarettes, which shows that it poses a risk to children who are on it and use it on a daily basis.