The Guilfordian

‘TikTok here to stay’

TikTok, the center of the controversial ban, may represent more than a social media app.

Lideah Shivley, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

TikTok is climbing the ranks to becoming the most popular app in the world. The app’s focus is primarily on sharing content that typically lasts less than a minute, such as short videos of people singing and dancing. Some may assume that the video length would leave users unsatisfied, but TikTok...

E-boys and furries: a beginner’s guide to TikTok

Lana Heltzel, Editor-in-Chief

April 7, 2020

In 2016, the video-sharing app TikTok was founded by ByteDance, a Beijing-based company. The format is relatively simple; users make videos (up to 15 seconds long), featuring music and audio clips in the background. It has its unique facets, such as the “duet” feature, which allows users to ...