TikTok, it don’t stop.
Forget Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. There’s a new social media application taking the world by storm.
According to Cosmopolitan, the app allows users to create short videos under 60 seconds in a variety of styles and subjects.
If you find your hands idle and up to no good during this lockdown, check out these five local TikTok stars to keep you entertained.
1 Wian van den Berg
The 23-year-old is South Africa’s most popular magician, and has amassed a following of more than 8 million on TikTok. His tricks have got his followers tripping, and to top it all off, this local star is the most followed TikTok achiever in the Southern Hemisphere, according to this Instagram account (@wianmagic). Talk about talent!
2 Charne Grobler
This lip-syncing beauty has about two million followers. She produces some insane bedroom choreography lip-syncing to popular backing tracks. In a recent interview with YOU, Charne revealed her surprise when she got the call that she’s been nominated for a 2020 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award. “I was, like, nomination for what? What did I do?” This humble star has a nomination under her belt, so it’s bound to be exceptional content.
3 Karl Kugelmann
Local hotty Karl is a dead ringer for Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder and capitalises on his charm to get the ladies swooning. He’s racked up more than 2 million followers thus far, and has probably broken a million more hearts. Feast your eyes on this one.
4 Cassidy Nicholson
A favourite account among Capetonians, this actress found herself bored during lockdown and decided to use her time constructively – satirising Constantia moms. Cassidy is keeping followers entertained with her hilarious lockdown diaries from the perspective of a Constantia mother. If you don’t think it's funny, you’ve not seen this!
5 Deborah Chambers
Need a little extra pep in your step? Well, Deborah the grey-haired goddess has got you sorted. She’s offering some hair envy and wholesome content to make you feel at home.