TikTok is a Chinese own social media application, which was initially released in September 2016. And after merging with Musical.ly, it was re-released worldwide on August 02, 2020.
Currently, it has more than 800 million users all over the world. So, nowadays people are anxious about what is Straight TikTok and what is Alt TikTok.
On TikTok, the users post different types of content in the form of a short video clips. The duration of the video on TikTok is 15 seconds to 1 minute.
This short video can be a suggestion, useful hack, social media challenge, song imitations, cute animal video, new dance step, mimicry, and video of making art. So on these videos, they get likes and views which leads them to become famous.
Do you know there is a difference between Alt TikTok and Straight TikTok? People who don`t use this application may don`t know, as they have only heard about the TikTok application.
But the TikTok users are very clear about it from the beginning. Their posts, likes, and people they follow decides whether they are Alt TikTokers or Straight TikTokers. By the way, they can be on both sides as well.
What is Straight TikTok?
Due to the content, TikTok has been categorized into two different types. The categories have made the users rivals, Straight TikTok vs Alt TikTok.
According to Alt TikTokers, Straight TikTokers post dull and uninteresting videos mostly including point of view videos, dancing and lip-syncing. And also for seeking attention Straight TikTokers are associated with posting thirst-traps content.
A TikTok user as the first thing encounters `For You` Page and while it would be probable this is where the exciting and likable videos are located.
This does not always happen, with many videos considered to be posted by Straight TikTokers. There are many influencer with millions of followers and they too are considered as Straight TikTokers.
The War Between Straight TikTokers and Alt TikTokers
Lately, an argument between Straight TikTok and Alt TikTok was circulating. The real fight is for who has remained real and who hasn`t sold out to gain Famous TikTok.
The selection of content promoted on `For You` Page being dogged by the algorithm. So for new users, it isn`t hard to find themselves in a circle of Straight TikTok videos. Now we will know what is Alt TikTok?
Alt TikTok which is short for Alternative TikTok is the good side of the application. It includes artistic stuff like music, fashion, and many more.
Here the question is how will you know if you are on Alt TikTok? You have to attend the quiz `Alt TikTok Quiz` to know the answer. If your score is around 13-17 region, then you can consider yourself as one who belongs to Alt TikTok.
Alt TikTok is also known as Gay TikTok, Elite TikTok, or Beans TikTok. According to Alt TikTokers, they are more parallel and sophisticated. In contrast Straight TikTokers consider themselves more diverse and artistic. But both are totally against each other for real.
The users of both sides are on war with each other. Alt TikTokers say, Straight TikTokers are dull and boring and their art is inferior to them in any way. Similarly, Straight TikTokers accuse Alt TikTokers of creating weird and bizarre content. This war is still on and it seems will remain for a longer time.
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The TikTok users had divided themselves into two different categories. They are criticizing each other for various reasons. They are negatively commenting on each other’s content.
In one sense this is upright, because due to counter criticism both will create better content. But we must accept that there are different people with different views and preferences.