We all know that being locked up at home isn’t the best of situations and you might think to yourself:
huh, now would be the ideal time to see wtf that tiktok thing is about
Assuming you haven’t already jumped in head first with the enthusiasm of a dog in a muddy muddle – in which case, you know the score and hopefully find the following list new, exciting and entertaining enough to breathe heavily though your nose at.
So to ease you new comers into this world of cringe and odd in jokes that take 48 hours of consecutive viewing to find funny, let me give you my first instalment of TikToks that cure my isolation madness #1.
Fashion forward people around the world are styling their outfits and showing off the trends they’re helping to set. Also, and obligatory thirst trap moment.
Crop top season ##fyp♬ They Call Me Tiago (Her Name Is Margo) – Tiagz
Taking the grim and turning it on it’s head in a oddly satisfying funny way.
Impressions are everywhere on this app and some of the better ones can go viral in minutes. You just have to actually be funny and on trend. Easy…
Even during a worldwide pandemic the British people still managed to be their quintessential selves.
It’s important to stay fit and healthy in these drastic confined times. If watching ridiculously good looking people flex their skills while they work out is what it takes then so ? be ? it ?
Making light of a situation is sometimes the best way to get through it and with this whole pandemic moment happening around the world, it’s made better by parodies like this.
I have no justification or need for this dancing hottie other than the need to share it with you, dear reader.
On the flip side of that last tiktok here we have some incredible dancing and pure creativity at the result of boredom and an abundance of too much time on everyone’s hands involved.
It’s not just the here and now going viral on tiktok. Throwback comedy sketches are all over the place and this one recently popped up that I’d never seen before and I’m glad it did.
Discover amazing cover songs and originals by amazing undiscovered artists and keep yourself way ahead of the curve.
And while we’re talking musicians, even those who aren’t typically performing live can showcase themselves hitting those high notes and putting us tone deaf folk to shame.
There’s something so satisfying and scary about how quickly Alexa will learn, adapt and respond to pop culture references.
Looping back to the fashion forward folk of tiktok, the true creativity happens when there’s nothing left to do but make yourself laugh.
When getting dressed during social isolation deserves a prime time 2020 interview♬ original sound – bomanizer
Bonus tiktok right here: There’s videos that callback to old videos that went viral previously and old memes and boy, if you’re out of the loop it takes you down a rabbit hole to get to the bottom of some of these references.
Sometimes you just feel… you just feel good.. ##fyp♬ original sound – bomanizer
Music makers are strong in this app, the remixers and beat makers especially show off their skills often one upping each other to the pure benefit of our enjoyment.
did a full 180 into flavor town♬ Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa
Tiktok is also a place making parody’s of your favourite charity shop based mini docu-series just feels right. And we should know, lady.
See a different side to the influencers you see on Instagram who aren’t just hot, they’re talented too. We stand a double or even a triple threat!
Beatboxing never looked or sounded so cool.
Quite possibly one of my favourite content creators on the platform right now is this guy, who’s thottastic versions of Jane Austin style sketches can leave you entertained for MINUTES people!
For an entire back catalogue of #MaryMother sketches, fall down the rabbit home here.
and finally – TikTok Enriches peoples lives…
There you have it, my round up of the latest tiktoks I’ve found and loved enough to share to you my friends, family and strangers passing by. If you have any of your own gems you’d wish to force into my retinas please leave a comment below with the link and I’ll happy lose 3 hours of my life to scrolling through your suggestions.