TikTok is a social network that has captivated a large number of young audiences that massively consume videos of different themes and created by people of all ages.
However, In recent days, a filter has gone viral that has moved the users of this platform, especially those over 40, because when they use it, they see how their faces look like when they were in their teensa sensation that moved more than one and that surely transported them to some of the best years of their lives.
This filter has an opposite effect to the thousands on the market and instead of making you look younger, They make him look gray, wrinkled and much older, a reason that has captivated the older public that uses this application around the world.
As has been seen in several videos posted on Twitter and on TikTok itself, people are immediately surprised and cannot hide their emotion when they see themselves on the screen of their mobile device; in addition, There are those who have taken advantage of that encounter with their past selves to record on camera what happened to the plans drawn up and the dreams they had in their youth.
How to activate the filter that makes you young on TikTok
What you need to do is head over to the app and tap on the magnifying glass icon in the top right corner and search with the #Teenagefilter tag. There are those who are really impressed by the closeness of the image with their past, but there are also others who do not express any emotion, because they consider that the result is not so real.
When it comes to sex education, adolescents believe this social network more than schools, according to a study
Social networks have clung to the daily life of society since they appeared; However, the new generations have been captivated by the new formats that have appeared thanks to Twitch and TikTok, leaving behind powerful platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, without meaning that they have lost influence.
Against this background, the portal superdrug.com commissioned a study to identify how British teenagers consume health information on these social networks and also how they access advice on sexuality through different profiles focused on this topic.
The analysis included the participation of 2,000 users of social networks, especially TikTok, a platform that thanks to its short videos has managed to welcome millions of users around the world.
According to the study, content on sexual health has a large audience worldwide, since the #sexualhealth hashtag alone on TikTok has obtained 1.6 million visits, added to the 3.6 million accumulated by videos referring to the symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases.
The majority of the public that reproduces these contents is between 16 and 24 years old (55%) and they are the ones who, according to the study, affirm that the advice and guidance they have seen on the platform on these topics have turned out to be more useful than the sexual education they receive in their schools. With a lower percentage (46.5%) are people between 25 and 34 years of age, who feel the same, but to a lesser extent.
This phenomenon, according to the experts, could be due to the fact that in schools the subject is not addressed with the necessary recurrence, which leads curious adolescents to visit this type of material on social networks, where more explicit language is used and much more graphic content.
But this trend can lead people to fall for false testimonials or misinformation, because, according to the studyon TikTok, it is estimated that 3 out of 5 users (59%) have been victims of content that is far from the truth.
The research also pointed out that 65% of those surveyed consider that this false information can end up affecting the mental health of those who consume it, while 63% indicated that their self-confidence can be affected by this type of wrong information.