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Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ is making TikTok shimmer, sparking new trends
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Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ is making TikTok shimmer, sparking new trends

When Taylor Swift releases an album, it’s a cultural moment. And nowhere is it felt more intensely than on TikTok. Whether it be her re-recorded Red (Taylor’s Version) or the brand-new Midnights, her music inspires all sorts of trends on the platform. Before Midnights arrived, Swift debuted every track title on TikTok, turning the platform...

Caitlyn Jenner slams TikTok activist who sang about ‘women having bulges’: ‘This is absurdity’
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Caitlyn Jenner slams TikTok activist who sang about ‘women having bulges’: ‘This is absurdity’

Caitlyn Jenner lambasted a TikTok trans rights activist, who recently visited the White House, after a past video of her advocating to normalize “women having bulges” resurfaced online. Dylan Mulvaney, a transgender TikTok content creator who garnered millions of followers for sharing her male-to-female transition, recently spoke with President Biden at a youth summit that...

TikTok Wants You to Take a Hand Mixer to Your Jack-o’-Lantern
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TikTok Wants You to Take a Hand Mixer to Your Jack-o’-Lantern

I have never been too invested in pumpkin carving. I like looking at jack-o’-lanterns, and I have a deep respect for those who take the art of carving them seriously, but I don’t have the skills nor the attention span to manage much more than a goofy face myself. I do, however, appreciate pumpkin tips...

Meta’s Instagram reaches 2 billion users, closing in on Facebook
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Meta’s Instagram reaches 2 billion users, closing in on Facebook

Meta Platforms Inc.’s Instagram now has 2 billion monthly active users worldwide, closing in on the 2.96 billion who use Facebook, in a sign of the social media giant’s shifting makeup. The company disclosed the number during an otherwise-gloomy earnings report Wednesday, when a shaky ad market clouded Meta’s forecast and sent...

Pop-Tarts’ Tajín Challenge Is Ridiculous
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Pop-Tarts’ Tajín Challenge Is Ridiculous

Photo: Angela L. Pagán If food TikTok is good for anything, it’s alerting consumers to out-of-the-box flavor combinations. Some make for exciting new treats while others just completely miss the mark, and unfortunately, Pop-Tarts’ recent collaboration with Tajín is in the latter group. “Pop-Tarts always has a pulse on what’s piquing flavor-fan’s interest,” a representative for...

Mouth taping during sleep can be dangerous, experts say
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Mouth taping during sleep can be dangerous, experts say

Sign up for CNN’s Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide has helpful hints to achieve better sleep. CNN  —  The social media platform TikTok has helped spread yet another potentially dangerous idea: taping your lips shut to stop mouth breathing at night. “If you have obstructive sleep apnea, yes, this can be very...

How Well Do You Know Sexy TikTok Slang?
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How Well Do You Know Sexy TikTok Slang?

Saying or typing actual sex-related words on TikTok can get you banned or get your video buried in the algorithm. To get around TikTok’s prudish rules, people have invented “algospeak” — slang words that can get around the filters. How well do YOU know your sexy algospeak? incoming Your weekday morning guide to breaking news,...