At the beginning of 2020, I think it's safe to say that a lot of people over the age of 25 would have thought they were "too old" for TikTok. But, during the COVID-19 pandemic, all of that changed.
This spring, we started seeing people of all ages go viral on the platform. The short, one-minute-or-less videos became a main source of entertainment. We saw families come together to partake in dance trends:
To sum it up, TikTok became a way of connecting people — strangers, really — across the globe. So, it should come as no surprise that older people have also developed fans of all ages on the platform — 82-year-old user @charlesmallet has over 4 million followers. He recently shared his gratitude for TikTok and how it has positively impacted his life:
And user @grandma_droniak is 90 years old, with over 1.5 million followers. She loves responding to comments — and people love watching. The hilarious video of her outfit below has over 20 million views:
This 78-year-old grandparent duo from Korea has also gained a massive following of nearly 900,000 followers on the platform. On user @grandpachan's page, you can find tons of dancing and lip-synching to popular TikTok songs: