TikTok has to be the most influential app on our phones right now. It can sell a product out in seconds, ruin someone’s reputation, or send the lucky few into superstardom. Had their music not gone viral on the app, artists like Megan Thee Stallion and Doja Cat may never have been revealed to us.

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Awards shows were once the epitome of all things Hollywood. Glamorous ball gowns and men in fresh suits, the best new singer or actor celebrated, the greats all in attendance. But how the mighty have fallen.

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Culture News

What Happened with Addison Rae and Donald Trump?

If they cancel Addison Rae, will they cancel her impending "She's All That" Reboot ... please?

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Addison Rae, queen of chaotic friendships, might just be gearing up for a new one … with Donald Trump?

The 20-year-old TikTok star, known for her viral dance videos and her upcoming reboot of the 90s classic She's All That, has spent her time in the spotlight making friendships which are questionable at best.

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Culture Feature

Who Is "That Girl" on TikTok?

The aspirational TikTok trend is problematic and honestly, "That Girl" probably sucks

We spoke too soon. We were too quick to wipe the sweat off our brows, grateful for the fall of the millennial Girlboss era in which we were all supposed to aspire to the protofeminist CEO type.

However, since everything has a reboot these days, a new version of the Girlboss has emerged on TikTok and is now firmly embedding herself in the Gen Z consciousness. Her name: "That Girl."

But who the hell is That Girl?

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CULTURE

Why Are Black TikTok Creators on Strike?

Wondering why there hasn't been a viral dance to Meg Thee Stallion's new hit "Thot Shit?" Because Black TikTokers haven't made one.

Megan Thee Stallion in "Thot Shit"

Oh TikTok, the latest evil in the cesspool of social media. The app went from a burgeoning community of adolescents to a global sensation.

As the app reached mainstream audiences, many of its biggest creators skyrocketed to fame. Most of the highest earners on the app are famous for dancing along to viral dances — often at the expense of the people who created the dance challenges themselves.

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