Behind Viral Videos

Video: Joey Chestnut Takes Down Protestor During Competition

Joey Chestnut had to do it all during the National Hot Dog Eating Contest on Monday afternoon. A protestor got on stage while the contestants (including Chestnut) were eating their hot dogs and Chestnut took him down via a chokehold. Here's the video of it:. Chestnut also put that protestor...
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Minions: Cinemas ban teens in suits over #gentleminions trend

Some cinemas have banned young people wearing suits from screenings of Minions: The Rise of Gru over rowdy behaviour fuelled by a TikTok trend. Teenagers following the #gentleminions trend have been accused of making noise and throwing things during screenings. A staff member at one venue told the BBC they...

TikTok travel fan goes viral with fear of flying cure

Turbulence can be scary even for seasoned travellers, but one vlogger claims to have found a foolproof way of overcoming your fears. Anna Paul took to Tiktok brandishing a small pot of jelly to explain how turbulence affects aircraft and why it’s no danger to travellers. Posting to the...

How To Use The Green Screen Effect On TikTok

TikTok has hundreds of tools and tricks for creators who want to make fun, one-of-a-kind videos. However, according to the social media company, one of the most-loved editing tools among its users is its green-screen effect (via TikTok). The company based its popular green screen filter on the green screens that are used in the movie industry. These green screens are, in fact, huge canvases used as replacement backdrops for various movie scenes.

How to create and use TikTok avatars

TikTok’s avatars filter allows you to replace your real appearance with an animated emoji that may or may not look like you. The feature is great for concealing your identity or adopting a totally new digital persona. When selecting an avatar, you can either opt for a premade character...

WATCH: Black Fashion TikTok Creatives Speak On The Importance Of Supporting Each Other, Calling Out Copycats & More

Chazz Inniss sits down with Pierrah Hilaire and Nydia Twitty at the Essence Fest Beauty Carnival. The 2022 ESSENCE Festival of Culture had a number of celebrities, beauty industry professionals and content creators help us create magical moments on stage. One of those very special moments were led by TikTok’s very own, Chazz Inniss, who sat down with content creators Pierrah Hillaire and Nydia Twitty to discuss their journeys of being Black content creators on the platform, building community and the importance of supporting one another.

Watch Post Malone Play Beer Pong With Dua Lipa

Post Malone shared a TikTok playing a fun game of beer pong with an interesting mix of musicians — Dua Lipa and hardcore band Turnstile. The group joined forces after they all played Roskilde Festival in Denmark. Malone later posted the video which has since gone viral with over 500k likes. Dua Lipa and Turnstile are heard cheering as Malone makes the perfect shot. Fans had great reactions to the video, with one pointing out how "random" the group is. Read some of their comments below:
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‘Drunk’ wedding guest nearly sets venue on fire, keeps dancing

This guy set the wedding dance floor on fire. An apparently tipsy guest of an unnamed bride and groom got hold of celebration sparklers at their barnyard nuptials — and nearly caused a massive blaze in a now-viral video. In the wildly chaotic clip, which has sparked more than...

Cinemas ban teens in suits after Minions: The Rise Of Gru TikTok trend

Some UK cinemas have banned groups of young people wearing suits during screenings of Minions: The Rise Of Gru.The decision comes after some young moviegoers were criticised for rowdy behaviour after a viral trend erupted on the social media app TikTok.Customer Notice:We are currently not admitting unaccompanied children wearing suits for ‘Minions: The Rise Of Gru’ (U)This is due to the issues we have encountered over the last two days and it’s associated behaviour.Thank you— Regal @ Wadebridge (@WTW_Wadebridge) July 2, 2022The trend involves large groups of teenage boys, who call themselves The Gentleminions, filming themselves going to watch the...