Discover the latest trends, creators, and stories from the TikTok universe. With two 30-year-olds as your guide, you’ll never feel like you’re too old for TikTok again.
The For You Page is full of Olympics content these days. One of our favorite TikTok comedians, Michael Burke (@dmichaelburke), created his own version of the Olympic Theme Song. Reed Kavner (@reedkavner) set his Tinder location to Olympic Village. @tiktokyo2020news covers the latest Olympics news with clips and recaps. @fitswithlogs talks about women in sports, highlighting this year’s female competitors. Leslie Jones (@lesdoggggg) makes hilarious commentary over the Olympics on her TV. @ausolympicteam captures the Australian Olympic Team’s experience, including the famous reaction from Ariarne Titmus’ coach Dean Boxall. We’re following @teamusa and individual Olympian accounts from: Cody Melphy (@codymelphy) of the USA men’s rugby team, Ilona Maher (@ilonamaher) from the USA women's rugby team, Harry McNulty (@saltynuts_) from the Irish rugby team, Kendall Chase (@kennychase25) from the USA rowing team, Emily Seebohm (@emilyseebohm) an Australian swimmer, Erik Shoji (@thelibero) from the US men’s volleyball team, and Ali Gibson (@agibbles) from the Puerto Rican basketball team. Check out all these videos and more on our blog (2old4tiktok.com), Instagram (@2old4tiktokpod), and TikTok (@2old4tiktok_podcast).
TikTok Trends, Nicki Minaj, Glitches, Grandpa Texts, and more!
Dena and Melissa begin the show talking about the weather and how Dena went jet skiing. The first trend is a TikTok video by Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) wishing a friend a happy birthday. There was a weird glitch where people sent video replies. Melissa mentions a video from @nemocsnemiahsmith answering the question, “What’s something you’re supposed to like but you find annoying?” The next trend is texting your grandpa. We highlight videos from @anjanaa_aaaa and @meganelizabeth1016. A new TikTok trend uses the magnified eyes filter and the song, “Hello my names Jeff.” The original was a song called “Ew” by Baby Kaely saying, “My name is Zuzie. That's Zuzie with a Z.” TikTok stars Bella Porch (@bellapoarch) and Oneya D’Amelio (@angryreactions) did the trend. The final trend is the pet thought bubble effect. Other videos we love this week come from @itskeyonn, @wanttolaugh77, @mommarobinson8, and @miserabelle. Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager (@hodaandjenna) also joined TikTok recently. Check out all these videos and more on our blog (2old4tiktok.com), Instagram (@2old4tiktokpod), and TikTok (@2old4tiktok_podcast).
TikTok Trends, Food Trends, 98 degrees and more!
Dena and Melissa start the show talking about Dena’s last-minute trip to San Diego. They recorded this episode together in the same room. Dena introduces a new segment, “Guess That TikTok Tune.” They discuss trends from @lucybaehr showing her newborn baby, @maddiebrennan_ trying a blindfolded water bottle trend, and @bigbeautyjudi doing pool poses. We explain a song trend called “Stromae Alors on Danse” by megumi & kyo, featuring videos from @usimmango, @j.harris, @miakhalifa, @mulutrevejo. Melissa keeps seeing Enya mashups trending, like one from @iamkimdaily using the audio “Wuki _ Crunk In Time.” We mention a skit from @erikjohn93 making its way around social media about Bezos, Zuckerberg, and Elon ruling the future world. @_andrewcurtiss started a stitch that says, “It’s totally okay to let your goofy side shine through.” Accounts like @cjaayy07 and @payton.Lashaye parody it. Lizzo (@lizzo) tries Ricotta toast. And 98 degrees (@98degrees) joins TikTok. Check out all these videos and more on our blog (2old4tiktok.com), Instagram (@2old4tiktokpod), and TikTok (@2old4tiktok_podcast).
TikTok Outage, ASMR, Bo Burnham’s “Inside,” Squishmallows and more!
Dena and Melissa begin the show discussing the TikTok outage on July 6. Then we talk about the buffering trend, featuring a video from @ourfilipinograndma. Melissa notes that this trend uses a song from Bo Burnham’s Netflix special “Inside.” In fact, a lot of new TikTok trends feature songs from Bo...and The Backyardigans, as @tylershealthylife explains. Dena explains ASMR on TikTok, mentioning accounts @snackshackslimes and @Crackingclayasmrr. We love a Duet from @averagefashionblogger. Melissa brings up Munchausen TikTok, featuring @adaptivekate and @ren.aissancewoman. Dena talks about the Charli D’Amelio and Squishmallows controversy, with videos from @jordynwoodknow, @thebrandwagon, and @clawcraziness. There are some hilarious videos making fun of Bee Tok, we feature @igorbieski and @drewbies.zoo. Melissa keeps seeing Stitches with this video of a baby doll hitting its head on furniture, she highlights a favorite from @littlefish_7. Dena loves a trend from @katiecoogan8 where you show off a terrible picture of yourself that your friends won’t let go of. Mini tomato tarts with @cookingwithpierre and pasta chips with @chefcuso round out our food trends this week. And we welcome celebrities Ryan Reynolds and Leslie Jones to TikTok. Check out all these videos and more on our blog (2old4tiktok.com), Instagram (@2old4tiktokpod), and TikTok (@2old4tiktok_podcast).
TikTok Language, Song Trends, Free Britney and more!
Dena and Melissa talk about @raviroundtheworld’s TikTok “The Most Annoying Phrases of 2021.” It’s really just TikTok language. Then, we discuss song trends by SZA (@sza) “SZAS VERSE KISS ME MORE” featuring videos from @rokkninja and @ashray. Next is “ACDC Beegees mashup.” We mention videos from @courtlex_, @monikapagehavens, and @hailiedeegan. “SLEEPZ SOUND” is the next trend, featuring videos from @brynndutelle and @dariong8. The last song trend this week is “Nobody” by Mitski. Ed Sheeran (@edsheeran) made one. We also mention one from @concretecr0tchkiss. We hear from Jamie Lynn Spears on @thetalkofshame’s TikTok about the Free Britney movement. Melissa tries a trend after watching @hahfovienalc5’s video texting her brother. Check out Melissa's brother Josh (@plantbasedcomedian) and Dena’s brother Harrison (@harrisoncomedy) on TikTok. We end with a food trend of pickles and nutella from @tj_thatsit. Check out all these videos and more on our blog (2old4tiktok.com), Instagram (@2old4tiktokpod), and TikTok (@2old4tiktok_podcast).
TikTok Trends, Schitt’s Creek Musical, and more!
Dena and Melissa start the show talking about Dena’s new viral TikTok poking fun at a typical New Yorkers’ FYPs. We move into song trends, featuring a primer video from @emwolfee. We talk about “Super Rich Kids” by Frank Ocean and the trend of filming yourself when you wake up for a series of days. Avril Lavigne (@avrillavigne) joined TikTok and created a video for Sk8er Boi with Tony Hawk. A Schitt’s Creek Musical is hopefully underway thanks to @savannah_locke. We highlight a dance trend from @jennadewan. Moms react to @rileystiles23’s video bragging about the house his parents bought, we mention videos from @fun_in_fourth and @hotmessexpresspinkystyle. Gia Giudice made sweatshirts with her now famous “wakin up in the morning” song lyrics. Dena is excited about Olympics TikTok, Erik Shoji @thelibero posted a video introducing you to the USA Men's Olympic Volleyball Team. For food trends, @fiarvest made bite-perfect nachos inside a scoop chip. Creator Spotlight this week shines on @japanesecarlos who posts atypical things to do in NYC. Check out all these videos and more on our blog (2old4tiktok.com), Instagram (@2old4tiktokpod), and TikTok (@2old4tiktok_podcast).
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A must listen!
Dena and Melissa help this 30 something year old stay in the loop on what the heck tiktok is so i can sound semi cool when I talk to younger coworkers. Their banter is entertaining and if you listen with a glass of wine it’s almost like hanging out with some cool girlfriends at a happy hour!