Online tutorials for TikTok and music-video routines can help prove you wrong. The “WAP” dance is within your reach.
Cheese suppliers have been swept up in the video recipe phenomenon known as baked feta pasta.
We can all use a reminder that envy-inducing content looked ridiculous behind the scenes.
After a song by an unknown gains attention on the app, a trend-hopping remix with a superstar usually isn’t far behind.
No one could figure out how to help Tessica Brown until a Los Angeles plastic surgeon stepped in. If she could go back, she said, she would just have worn a hat.
The announcement comes after the bipartisan leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee criticized the administration for its disjointed response.
Young people are making impassioned arguments for the release of Lyle and Eric Menendez. Why now?
With infinite variations, the regional Mexican stew is now a social-media star in Los Angeles and beyond.
After more than 15 washes, various treatments and a trip to the emergency room, Tessica Brown’s hair still won’t budge. A TikTok explaining her dilemma has drawn a huge following and advice.
“On TikTok, rather than your technique going viral, you could have your ideas about ballet go viral.”
Accounts operating under rare “O.G. user names” obtained through hacking were banned on Thursday after a monthslong investigation.
Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody’s charming, irreverent pandemic-era posts led to unlikely social media stardom. Will the vaccine end their run?
Stuck at home, people are excavating the mold in their dishwashers and the hair in their drains for your viewing pleasure.
A trend overtaking TikTok and Instagram has creators not only uncovering their under-eye bags, but accentuating them.
A Senate committee will question Gina M. Raimondo, President Biden’s pick for commerce secretary, at a hearing Tuesday morning.
“We will have literally nothing left to give as of Friday,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said. The next shipment is expected on Tuesday.
It is unclear how the president-elect will approach the Chinese tech industry.
A 17-year-old from a small Georgia town built an audience as a rapper on TikTok and SoundCloud before pivoting to country music and inching his way into a notoriously cloistered industry.
Hauling sail into 2021 like “soon may the Wellerman come …”
Convicted of inciting debauchery and violating family values, the women were caught up in a conservative backlash as the authorities tried to enforce strict social norms.
Mental health professionals are going viral on the app, captivating an anxious generation.
What started as a TikTok meme and became a crowdsourced musical could have online lessons to offer for Broadway.
The Times’s Culture editor has questions. Our critic has answers.
We talked to the Broadway stars behind a virtual performance of the animated film. Inspiration started with quirky TikTok segments circulating this fall.
How my family found an unlikely bridge across the divide created by cancer.
Molchat Doma, a synth-pop trio, has become an unlikely social media star. Back home, its music was the soundtrack to a traumatic year.
The celebrity blogger was banned from TikTok on Saturday in a move he said was influenced by the app’s biggest stars.
He brings the energy of popular short videos to cancer screenings and infection rates.
After years of being passed over by brands and management companies despite driving the internet’s biggest trends, Black influencers in Atlanta are working to shift the paradigm.
Carmen Lynch told the same joke on “The Tonight Show” and an album. It didn’t take off until she made it the subject of a goofy video posted on the platform.
Cobbled together from songs and scenes inspired by the Disney-Pixar movie, the online performance will benefit the Actors Fund.
It wasn’t the year for celebration. But watching innovation flourish inspired our chief critic, while other writers found the joys of the stage in other media.
The nurse’s employer, Salem Health, said the post showed “cavalier disregard for the seriousness of this pandemic.”
Thousands of TikTok users, including musical theater professionals, are creating a Broadway-style adaptation of the animated Disney film about a rat with culinary aspirations.
Mexico is set to shatter another murder record, but that grim reality is nowhere to be seen on the TikTok videos that go viral by showcasing drug cartel culture.
A former vice foreign minister of China proposes a way forward for the world’s two leading powers.
Time to learn about reverse takeovers, kids!
When anxiety is running high, TikTok masters of “vibe” invite us into their lighter moments, from skating backward to rocking out.
On TikTok, Gen Z “Harry Potter” fans edit themselves into the movies in a quest for escapism, representation and community.
Mark Kanemura’s ebullient videos showcase what’s appealing about TikTok: escapism and originality, rather than slick perfection.
If Republicans control the Senate, a Biden administration could take a cue from President Trump and find ways to act unilaterally on some economic issues.
Their parents are watching cable news in the other room, but many younger people are gathering online for a more communal experience.
Career coaches are watching their follower counts soar on the short-form video app in the midst of a global recession.
A generation of young women in Egypt who have found their voice on social media are challenging the old rules that blamed women when they were attacked by men.
Straight young men on the app are posting suggestive videos with their buddies. It’s not just about the views.
Creepypasta meets esoterica in an ongoing meme.
Conservatives have raised questions about public decency on the Chinese-owned service, but opposition groups see an efforts to stop criticism of the country’s leadership.
The 20-year-old singer and songwriter Bea Kristi’s song “Coffee” has reached millions. Now she’s releasing “Fake It Flowers,” an album that puts a new spin on ’90s alt-rock.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has proposed rezoning the neighborhood in a move that could become a blueprint for affordable housing in affluent areas.
A TikTok video of an Idaho man longboarding to work while chugging cran-raspberry juice and lip-syncing Fleetwood Mac pays unexpected dividends.