While it is true that a picture speaks a thousand words, the over usage of emojis has reduced its novelty and diluted its purpose. An emoji can at best be an add-on to a message, but by itself it is hollow and devoid of emotions.
Today, as every year women are excited at having a day earmarked for them. Not that I am against the idea of a day dedicated to women, but what pains me is that they miss the real point. Women’s day is not about making women stronger. They are already strong far beyond they may even know. It’s about changing the way the world perceives their strength.
Over 60% of TikTok’s users are aged between 13-24 making them extremely vulnerable to the sexual predators and perverts lurking out there.
We are nothing but an aggregation of behavioural traits, some dominant, some passive!
What intrigues me is the psychological framework of TikTok users and what goes on inside their heads making them crazy for the app. Why are some people drawn towards the app and not others? Do TikTok users have some common traits? Can we do a general profiling of major behavioural traits applicable to more or less to all users?
The popularity of TikTok can be primarily attributed to the never-ending flow of titillating videos, cringeworthy content, suggestive expressions, risqué humour and raunchy moves. The increasing popularity of TikTok is evidence that we have a grotesque, scintillating, sexual, raunchy, hate-filled dark side to us, in contrast to the otherwise sober-sanskari-value-loaded outer personalities we project!