TikTok creators document the challenges from Hurricane Ida. Take a deeper look at this content in addition to top videos, creators, songs, and effects.
Trending on TikTok: #HurricaneIda
A heartfelt acknowledgement for those experiencing severe weather that has impacted the country, with a lot of it centered around Hurricane Ida in Louisiana and the Northeast. From preparing for the storm, to live updates, and footage of the aftermath, the TikTok community has shared their experience during this challenging time.
The severe weather marked a moment where the TikTok community was able to act as advocates and share their experiences on-the-ground. Given the concentrated nature of the weather, and the way in which Louisiana became disconnected for several days, TikTok provided a distinct perspective on the reality of the situation. TikTok users were able to provide insight into their challenging experiences, struggles, perseverance, and perspective.
People are using TikTok as an outlet to share their stories and create a human connection to moments that often get lost in the traditional news cycle.
Hot Track: Like I Can
Sam Smith's 2014 hit "Like I Can" is experiencing a resurgence on TikTok following the emergence of a heartfelt, uplifting trend where creators post videos with the ones they love. From pets, to family, and significant others, "they'll never love you like I can can can."
Hot Effect: Freeze Frame Photo
Freeze Frame Photo lets creators stop a video in black and white, revealing a steely look or endearing expression. This effect has lead to the emergence of trends like the #photogenicchallenge and the recent "Like I Can."
Antonio - AKA @heytonytv - is a comedian from North Carolina whose hilarious characters showcase relatable moments for anyone who's stepped foot in a school or retail store. Focusing on the unique personalities found in daily life, Antonio's characters include school administrators, coaches, and customers. Take a look and get ready to laugh, but be warned, you might recognize yourself or someone you know in one of his videos.