TikTok, the video streaming app, celebrates the end of the year with the release of the top videos of 2018 from creators around the globe.
Premiering today via tiktok.com/rewind/, TikTok debuts the top short-form videos from 15 different categories, including Most Drool-worthy Food Videos, Cutest Animals, Hottest Dance Moves, Top Travel Destinations, and more
Featured on the Year In Rewind page is a teaser for TikTok’s ultimate 2018 recap, a compilation video highlighting the most viral content and top creators. The video will appear exclusively on the @tiktok profile on the platform.
This year, users from all over the world flocked to TikTok to take advantage of the platform’s easy-to-use tools, including celebrities interested in sharing snippets of their lives with fans. While anyone regardless of fame can grow their community on TikTok, there is a diverse list of stars who have gained a massive following on the platform from all over the world, including American social media personality Baby Ariel, who tops the list with almost 30 million followers on TikTok, Japanese singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Thai actress Supatsara Thanachat, K-pop chart-toppers WINNER and BLACKPINK, and Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee.
With the ability to engage with a global audience, TikTok has attracted a variety of creators who are using the platform as a launchpad to connect with others. Social media maven Holly H, content producer Gil Croes, choreographer Awez Darbar, and K-Pop dancer Sona are among the creators who have attracted attention this year.
Many of the viral videos of 2018 come from TikTok challenges, which allow fans from all over the world to participate in local conversations in their communities. Among the most popular challenges include the #raindropchallenge which allowed users to control the rain with a new filter, debuting in users’ videos all over the world.
To further recap the year, creators will see an updated platform on Tuesday when TikTok launches a personalized feature which shows individual users their most memorable moments of the year, providing a look back on how they’ve engaged with their community, pursued their passions, and let their creativity shine throughout 2018.
Fans can check out the complete list of TikTok’s Year in Rewind categories at tiktok.com/rewind/ including:
- Cutest Animal Videos
- Most Droolworthy Food Videos
- Most Extreme Stunts
- Top Twin Duos
- Hottest Dance Moves of the Year
- Most Insane Beauty Trends & Makeovers
- Best Bloopers
- Most Inspirational
- Top Cosplay
- Most Wanderlust Worthy
- Top Music Hits
- Top Challenges Global
- Most Popular Celebrities
- Most Popular Creators
- Creators on the Rise