You can’t talk about social media and not mention the wildy popular video app TikTok. Last year it was revealed that the social media app had almost 100 million users in the U.S. and close to 1 billion users globally. TikTok has taken the world, especially Gen Z, by storm with its dance crazes, vine like silliness, and viral trends. Not to mention million dollar homes in Los Angeles filled to the brim with young influencers (cc: Hype House). TikTok is a content creation hub and musicians from Colorado have jumped on the train and going viral in the process. Below, meet four of our Local 303 alums and learn about their TikTok lifestyles.
TikTok handle: @michellerocqet
When did you start posting to TikTok?
I posted my first video in September of last year.
What is your most popular video?
It’s a video called ‘When the Bass Gets Bored with Their Part’. It definitely has big choir-nerd energy.
How does the platform allow you to express yourself?
When I first started posting, it was really nice to be trying stuff out in a place where I didn’t know anybody and it was just me and some omniscient type of algorithm facing off via my tiny phone. That was liberating. What I would probably be self conscious posting for my friends to see, I could just throw…