#5SmartReads - May 19, 2021
Sorry, Bella Poarch, this IS ‘Build a B*tch’ (The Kids Aren’t Alright)
“There’s a divide between what’s numerically the most popular on TikTok and what’s the most cherished on TikTok. Brittany Broski, “kombucha girl,” is overall more beloved, funnier, and less controversial than Charli (she would be pissed to read this because she loves Charli and advocates against her haters, but it’s true).”
This is one of the smartest pieces I’ve read about TikTok and what it means to be popular on the platform (and social media, today).
It’s the first article published in Kat Tenbarge’s new Substack, which I just subscribed to and you should as well.