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Stomachs in? Return of low-rise jeans leads to social media flare-up
UK online searches up 73% since last year but some users are railing against the ‘bad taste’ trend

Priya Elan Deputy fashion editor

08, Apr, 2021 @12:47 PM

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US teen saves boy’s life more than 800 miles away after seeing crash on TikTok
Caden Cotnoir witnessed Trent Jarett crash a quad bike live on the app and called the phone number he was yelling out

Mike Jordan in Atlanta and agencies

07, Apr, 2021 @3:29 PM

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Miss Papua New Guinea stripped of her crown for TikTok twerking video
Lucy Maino faced intense online harassment over clip in incident that critics say highlights misogyny in PNG

Leanne Jorari in Port Moresby

07, Apr, 2021 @12:10 AM

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#MainCharacter: pandemic brings TikTok self-parody to the fore
Why are young people imagining themselves as the protagonist in fictionalised versions of their lives?

Tobi Thomas

06, Apr, 2021 @2:35 PM

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Julia Gillard TikTok interview: former PM says gender equality fight must 'turn anger into action'
Former Australian prime minister interviewed by Abbey Hansen, known as minorfauna on TikTok, who turned misogyny speech into viral hit

Mostafa Rachwani and Matilda Boseley

25, Mar, 2021 @10:31 PM

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'The fakery is all part of the fun': the hoax of the mirror selfie
An influencer has claimed that the popular social media pose is a form of visual trickery. But why would you bother, when it’s so easy to do by yourself? And does it matter if it’s fake or not?

Ellie Violet Bramley

22, Mar, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Fit in my 40s: I tried a TikTok workout with my daughter. She hated every minute
Fair play, it was hard for my daughter to concentrate while delivering a running commentary on all I was doing wrong

Zoe Williams

20, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Nikki Britton: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
We ask Australian comedians to liven up our day with comedy gems. Here’s what Nikki Britton sent us

Nikki Britton

18, Mar, 2021 @12:35 AM

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My advice for any politicians thinking of joining TikTok? Don't | Joel Golby
Labour MPs are being encouraged to register with the super-platform. This could backfire horribly, says author Joel Golby

Joel Golby

17, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Alistair Baldwin: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
We asked Australian comedians to send us the links that make them laugh the hardest. For Alistair Baldwin it’s absurdity, intentional or otherwise

Alistair Baldwin

10, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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'I don't want to upset people': Tom Cruise deepfake creator speaks out
Visual effects artist Christopher Ume reveals he made TikTok fakes with help from Cruise impersonator

Alex Hern UK technology editor

05, Mar, 2021 @3:38 PM

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'Self-deprecating' black Tiktokker agency challenges prejudices in Italy
Social media influencers of African origin have banded together, using ‘fun activism’ to make their voice heard

Angela Giuffrida

05, Mar, 2021 @12:11 PM

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