‘Fitness out of game is performance in it’: How SypherPK’s health journey has impacted his gaming career
‘Gamers aren’t recognized for their fitness.’
In the Philippines, a new law threatens the livelihoods of pseudonymous content creators
‘Me and so many other people are going to have to quit doing something that makes us and our viewers happy.’
‘Celebrities are seen when they want to be’: TikTok’s celebrity analysts deconstruct the fame machine
These TikTokers are analyzing why celebrities do what they do.
The art of the celebrity breakup post
When a couple shares such a significant part of their life on the internet, it’s understandably tough to know how to announce that it’s over.
‘Pretty privilege’ can open doors in the creator economy—but it isn’t everything
Exploring the leg up a creator may get from being attractive on the internet.
Trauma trends on TikTok can make survivors feel less alone—but the sheer number of videos pushed can be distressing
‘If you watch one of those videos, it’s going to show you all of them.’
Impossible expectations: Black influencers and the limitations of relatability
The career climb means encountering obstacles that their white counterparts don’t face.
FictionalTok is a perplexing, ethical enigma
When isolated, the narratives on FictionalTok fall apart and veer uncanny.
‘Love Island’ and the future of the reality TV-to-influencer pipeline
‘Fame and money don’t last forever.’
Would you snitch on someone for TikTok views?
SnitchTok is a complete genre of content built around exploiting the information we glibly offer up.