Queen Charli D’Amelio: A Tik Tok Guide for Adults

Lady Shostakovich
6 min readMay 2, 2020
Charli D’Amelio on Instagram

I was bored on a train circa 2018 the time when I first downloaded Tik Tok. There were some comedy clips similar to the now defunct platform Vine, and some videos that played with a dual-screen illusion. But mostly, Tik Tok was 15-year-old kids lip-syncing lyrics while blinking doe-eyed at the camera, hands swishing through their manes of hair, sometimes artfully laughing at the camera. The cringe was…

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