How TikTok ate the Internet by Drew Harwell
This Washington Post article is worth a read as it look at TikTok's rise in popularity.
-site had more visits than Google last year
-average American user spends 80 minutes /day on it
- 2/3 American teens use it
- the algorithm behind the app automatically curates a personal feed for each user based on how they interact with it
- creators can earn money with their posts
Helpful to know whether people are using this app as built to become addictive and is easy to use