Today I Learned...

Key Takeaways:
  • TikTok is a social media platform that allows users to share short videos and connect with others in their community.
  • Older adults can easily join TikTok by downloading the app, creating an account, and uploading their own videos or engaging with existing content.
  • To stay safe while using TikTok, users should avoid sharing personal information and get permission before posting photos of others.
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re you feeling left out of the TikTok craze? Do you think it's only for teenagers and young adults? Think again!

TikTok is a social media platform that's designed for all ages, including older adults.

So, what is TikTok?

It's a platform where users can share short videos and connect with others in their community. It's similar to Instagram and Snapchat, but it's specifically designed for mobile devices.

Getting Started

If you're new to TikTok, it might seem overwhelming, but it's actually pretty easy to get started.

  • First, download the app on your mobile device.
  • Then, create an account by signing in with Facebook or using your phone number.
  • Once you've created your account, you can start sharing videos.

The videos on TikTok are limited to 15 seconds, but that's plenty of time to get creative. You can record them with your phone or tablet camera, or you can even use a professional camera. And don't worry if you're not a professional videographer ÔÇô meme videos are especially popular among older adults.

Learn More: Getting Started On TikTok

But how do you find and follow other users on TikTok?

There are a few different ways to do this. If you know someone who's already on the platform, ask them for their username. You can also search for users by hashtags or keywords related to what they post. And if you're looking for people who are similar to your friends, use the app's search feature to find users who match their personality or interests.

As with any social media platform, there are some things to keep in mind when using TikTok. Don't share personally identifiable information, and be careful when posting photos of others without their permission. But overall, TikTok is a fun and unique way for older adults to connect with their children and grandchildren and stay up to date with the latest trends. So why not give it a try? Join the TikTok community today and start sharing your own videos!

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Posted 
Jun 21, 2022
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