People Share Which TikTok Trends Gave Them Anger Issues
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TikTok trends move fast. The hashtags and popular "sounds" go in and out of popularity sometimes within a week.

While some trends are fun and catch at first, if they're dragged on for too long they can become annoying and even painful to see repeatedly.

Some of them are even harmful, like pranks that other people didn't consent to. It's not new to TikTok, but the easily marketable platform didn't help stop them.

We went to AskReddit to hear which trends make people the most angry.


Redditor JaneDoe1967 asked:

"What TikTok trend gave you anger issues?"

This list might make you angry, so reader beware.

Dancing while oversharing.

"The ones where they dance to some sh*tty choreography and tell a super personal story. You’re going to do the stanky leg while you talk about your mom’s cancer? Strange to me lol."

- supragirl98

"There was one where a daughter danced in front of her very ill dad who was lying on a hospital bed."

- TomtatoIsMe

"There's also the one where a mom dances next to her newborn that's hospitalized."

- Neptus

"💃My💃baby💃is💃not💃getting💃enough💃oxygen💃"

- DelightfullyUnusual

Harassing people in public.

"Harassing innocent people who are just trying to buy groceries."

- Alone-War2269

"Back in Vine days, I was at Walmart getting acrylic paint for a theater project. It was like 1am and my sister and I had been awake for hours trying to finish a project for a community theater show."

"Then some blonde kid runs up with an air horn and blows it in our faces and runs away."

"Our friends start sending us his video saying 'omg is this you and sister?!'"

"It was Logan Paul. F*ck that guy."

"Logan Paul video. This was surprisingly easy to find."

- bleuswann

The fake pranks.

"The fake pranks with the extremely over exaggerated reactions, and perfectly scripted dialogue."

"I die a little bit every time one sneaks-in on my For You page."

- novato1995

"I hate pranks. I mean some are funny but most are just cringe whether they're real or not. Especially when targeted at kids. I think that's just mean."

- YEGMusic43

"Any 'prank' video where someone leads their SO to believe they are being cheated on"

"Like there was one where someone would pretend to accidentally text their SO 'they're gone now, you can come over' and then film their SO's reaction."

"Like that shit isn't funny, and I would 100% breakup with someone if they did that to me."

- WitherWithout

"My favorite is the one where some dude tried this and his girl dead a** broke up with him because it was such a sh*t joke."

- TheMilkmanCome

Not really adding to the joke.

"Lip syncing standup comedy. Your silent delivery doesn’t not enhance the joke, it makes it weird."

"Oh, and duets where it’s just the other person reacting/laughing. Especially when they’ve obviously seen the video before and are faking it this time."

- soolaimon

"I do not understand reaction videos. Like why do people watch them? Is it to validate their own reaction?"

- ThePandarantula

Licking ice cream and putting it back.

"That b*tch who licked a tub of ice cream then put it back in the supermarket fridge."

- im-still-broke-broke

"I was a retail worker during that time, and that was hell on earth. Most ice cream companies at that time actually didn’t have plastic seals over the product. So people were demanding to know why the seal was broken when it was never in fact there. Now about 90% of them do have seals. Long story short: I got yelled at a lot and we had to throw out/send back a lot of ice cream."

- ItsHipToBeSquare86

The "Oh No" song.

"Oh no Oh no Oh no no no."

- JOSimpson

"It’s such a shame because the original, by the Shangri-Las is an absolute banger."

- ruoqiLehTmAI

Videos that need a second part.

"Anything with Like for Part 2. All videos that are multiple parts drives me up the wall because you cant just scroll to the next you have to move to their page and find your last watched then go up from there its frustrating. I feel old."

- fatherping

"If there even is a Part 2. Sometimes there isn't. And sometimes they post the Part 2 months later so they're hard to find. At least we can say the youngsters know how to get attention."

- jusmithfkme

Exploiting disabled people for views.

"Filming their autistic or mentally challenged relative that is clearly incapable of consenting to being the subject of all their TikToks."

- MotherOfCrim

"I hate the TikToks of kids that are disabled and the parents say they're 'raising awareness' K cool but I don't need to know your kids private health information."

- salty-MA-student

"Yeah they can raise awareness about a disability or disease without plastering videos of their kids all over the internet."

- brainyart050722

Faking illness or neurodiversity for fun.

"People faking disorders of any kind and think they 'quirky' or 'cool,' depression and ADHD is not a fun combination."

- Quirkyserenefrenzy

"Exactly. I have a handful of the disorders that are constantly being faked (including tics) and I swear to f*cking god you can immediately tell who is faking because they. Are. Not. Fun. Tics f*ckin hurt."

- Redditor

"The most f*cked thing is they make the disorders look like some sort of joke."

- Emergency_Bill_5363

If you haven't heard of these before, don't look them up.

It will probably only incite rage upon seeing them.

Or you'll be left with a song stuck in your head.

Hopefully, the trends that are harmful to others end as quickly as they took off.

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