Why are people on TikTok obsessed with Little Miss quizzes? And are they harvesting my data?

The children’s book characters had a makeover and now TikTok users really want to know which one they are. Alyx Gorman explains it to Josh TaylorSo Alyx, I’ve seen lots of Little Miss memes all over the elderly internet (Instagram and Facebook), but apparently they’ve now morphed into quizzes on TikTok?Yes, a series of 21st century updates on ​​Roger Hargreaves’s Mr Men and Little Miss children’s books have been pretty much inescapable on social media for the past few weeks (unless, like me, you unfollow every account that posts one). Don’t assume the youngs are immune either – on TikTok the hashtag #littlemiss has racked up 188m views and counting. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-03 06:11:48 UTC ]
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