Toronto Mike


I'm old enough to remember when Tik Tok was a solid Kei$ha jam.

TikTok, of course, is now a social media service where younger people consume short-form videos. I'm sure it's not all younger people, but it sometimes feels like it. As a Gen Xer, I definitely feel too old for TikTok.

I've never installed the app, but my oldest daugher has, and she's shown me some of her favourite videos. I can take it or leave it, except for this guy. I like this guy.

TikTok is primarily in the news these days because various levels of government are banning the app from their employees' devices. There are concerns about the app's ownership by the Chinese company ByteDance. The app is currently banned on government-issued devices federally and provincially, and there's word today it might happen at Toronto City Hall.

It's all a little hairy.

For what it's worth, although I'd never created an account on TikTok, I have tried Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google+ #SORFH, and only one held my attention. I'll let you guess which one that is...

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