The 29 Best TikToks to Binge Before Donald Trump Takes Them Away Forever

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You’ve probably heard the news by now, especially if you’re an avid user beloved app TikTok. But, if you haven’t, TikTok might be no more due to President Donald J. Trump declaring the app a national security threat.

As of today, Friday, August 7, President Trump evoked his emergency economic powers to issue wide-ranging sanctions against the social media app. And per NPR, the sanctions could effectively kill the app here in the United States. TikTok is a Chinese-owned tech company, and China is known to exert powerful influence over Chinese companies. In theory, the Chinese government could access user data or other sensitive information through the app.

Yes, an app where kids literally create dances to popular songs is being deemed a “threat”. We’re 200% over this year.

This action will give TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, 45 days to sell TikTok to an American company before the app becomes unworkable and potentially disappears off of both Apple and Google app stores.

On the one hand, that means it’s possible TikTok may live (Microsoft has been in urgent talks to buy the company’s U.S. operations). On the other hand, it’s 2020, and nothing good happens in 2020.

Though some believe TikTok is solely for the teens, those people are wrong. There is so much wet-your-pants content on the app, and the appeal extends way beyond kids. Some of the videos on TikTok are so specifically niche, generally stupid and uncomfortably funny, you won’t even know why you’re laughing. Though comedy is mainly at the forefront, the app is also home to various creative peoples, from dancers to botanists to drag queens to farm owners to painters to small business owners and activists.

It’s going to be a tragedy if the app deletes forever, and we’re seriously hoping it doesn’t. But if it does, here are some of the best TikToks of all time. As you prepare to mourn TikTok, these are the best TikToks to watch right now to get one last laugh in.

1. To start off, we can’t hate on a good cat video…

@nick___westIt works! ##cathack♬ original sound – west_end99

2. We’ve all been here once or twice, let’s be real…

@maxmackenzie25##protip♬ original sound – user8233967688416

3. Which one are you?

@kellyaudreyyHold My Sandwich ##fyp ##foryou♬ original sound – kellyaudreyy

4. God, we miss Applebee’s…

@cheesefries33##credit @_probablysophia ##chilis ##dreaming ##SNOOZZZAPALOOZA ##funny ##bestfriend♬ original sound – _probablysophia

5. The TikTok Queen herself…

@eddiepdoyleShe’ll need a mask just for her breath ##grannygonewild ##garlic♬ original sound – eddiepdoyle

6. We all know her, or maybe you are her…

@irenelopes8♬ オリジナル楽曲 – 景井 ひな

7. If you didn’t do this, you were never a kid…

@kkateoharaSomeone take this app away from me♬ original sound – blameitonkway

8. We can’t say we don’t believe her…

@shania_katris##FYp ##foryou ##TheWeekndEXP♬ tounge tied by burned.toast420 – burned.toast420

9. Because you never know when you’ll need tricks like these…

@averagefashionbloggerr##fyp ##littlethings NIGHTY night♬ original sound – averagefashionbloggerr

10. Grandma’s always got your back…

@fibulaaGod bless Mimi. Always lookin out♬ original sound – fibulaa

11. You better wear your masks…

@cowgirlsosakaren vs. liquid courage ##fyp ##maskoff♬ original sound – cowgirlsosa

12. This is big tea…

@yuhremyBYEE SJSJZ i had to do this one— ##fyp ##4upage ##4u ##fy ##viral♬ Laugh Pause – crispinion

13. Why is Dobby serving so hard…

@annabellalorino0Master has given Dobby a sock, Dobby is free ##LetsFaceIt ##LaceEmUp ##fyp ##harrypotter ##dobby♬ LAY ALL YOUR LOVE ON ME – owen_kelley10

14. If you know, you know…

@arebello11survival mode. ##momlife ##momminainteasy ##quarentinelife ##whatdayisit ##ineedadrink♬ original sound – arebello11

15. We know this has happened more than once…

@lukepre##myskin ##skin ##nighttime ##skinroutine ##fyp ##foryou ##foryoupage ##DecadesofHair ##distancedance ##tigerking♬ original sound – clayallison65

16. She is giving us LOOKS…

@kerricolby5From ##daddy to ##baddie ##BeautyTutorial ##WholeNewGame ##fyp ##foryoupage with @tonydirects♬ Chhromatica II Into Cant get you out of my head – nerukessa

17. How didn’t she feel him?

@baldandyHer reaction at the end.. 😂😂 ##foryou ##fyp ##foryoupage ##prank ##reaction ##crazy♬ original sound – baldandy

18. We’ve all been in this exact scenario, let’s not lie…

@sarahschauerthat classic scenario♬ original sound – sarahschauer

19. This works, we’ve tried it…

@cyniaaaaaHOW TO KILL HORNET BEES & MOSQUITOES ‼️‼️♬ original sound – cyniaaaaa

20. We can’t believe she got this on film…

@carrie.shea♬ something traumatic – courtneyleehewitt

21. So wholesome…

@olsennchris@ianpaget_ is the king of reasonable answers I guess ##couple ##hejusttextedback ##hejusttextedme ##couplechallenge ##LetsFaceIt ##TikTokFanFest ##challenge♬ original sound – olsennchris

22. Have you tried this yet?

@jhackieloveDid it work ? ##fyp ##foryoupage ##viral ##sassy♬ original sound – king_victober

23. She’s got talent…

@shechoseloveThat hair blow at the end though 😂 ##ordinarygirl ##bedflipchallenge ##transition ##xyzbca ##fyp ##foryoupage♬ Unknown – kittok.21

24. The forbidden fruit snack…

@jillyjuana##videocall ##ButterGlossPop ##strengthtraining♬ Touch – Sleeping At Last

25. In New York? You’ll know the struggle…

@thomastoons##POV You left your window open in ##Brooklyn and ##rosa the ##pigeon is starving ##fyp ##foryou ##animalsreact♬ BROOKLYN PIGEON WANTS A CRUMB – thomastoons

26. She’s right…

@benedtebye ##fyp ##foryou♬ original sound – benedte

27. What are they planning…

@britt_kleineWhen you’re trying to have a girls night and forget you have babies 🤣##foryoupage ##fyp ##babies ##girlsnight ##wine♬ Dorime – gayxspacexnerd

28. When she found out…

@otakoyakisobaI HAD TO DO this prank on my Mom. ##fyp♬ original sound – otakoyakisoba

29. A tale as old as time…

@woah_itsashlyna cinematic masterpiece. ##fyp ##foryoupage ##foryou ##funny ##BiggestFan♬ original sound – woah_itsashlyn

  

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