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Core Core and Lucky Girl Syndrome
"oh my god, i follow you on tiktok"
Amelia Dimoldenberg of Chicken Shop Date fame will be interviewing stars at tonight’s Golden Globes; “Lucky Girl Syndrome” is Gen Z’s answer to “The Secret”; how “M3GAN” boogied her way to the box office via TikTok (I’m sorry, I can’t stop talking about this movie!); and is 2023 going to be the year of the exposed thong?
HOW TIKTOK INFLUENCERS ARE HELPING COMPANIES RECRUIT NEW WORKERS, nbcnews
LinkedIn who? On TikTok, Emily Durham is a content creator with over 200,000 followers. She also works as a senior recruiter for Intuit. “Having a social presence has been a game changer for me from a professional perspective,” Durham said. “Probably half of the candidates that I reach out to have responded with, ‘Oh my god, I follow you on TikTok,’ especially with early career talent or when I’m recruiting for other HR roles at Intuit.”
WHEN GRANDMA IS A TIKTOK STAR AND THE GRANDKIDS ARE THE MANAGERS, wsj
Grandchildren who accidentally turned their grandparents into TikTok stars are finding themselves in an unexpected role: managing the careers of their older relatives. While elderly people obviously have more agency than little kids who become TikTok-famous, I still can’t shake some icky stage parent (stage grandkid?) vibes here. Is it just me? I hope it’s just me!
VICE MEDIA IS READY TO SELL ADS ON TWITCH, STARTING WITH REFINERY29’S GOOD GAME SHOW, digiday
Vice Media — which reportedly missed its 2022 revenue target by $100 million — is trying to sell advertisers on Refinery29’s Twitch channel, specifically its gaming-centric, interview-style show, “Good Game,” an extension of R29’s larger Good Game franchise that covers female and non-binary gamers and gaming culture. At the time of publication, Refinery29’s Twitch channel has just 743 followers…hmm.
THE RETURN OF THE GOING-OUT TOP, wapo
These days, the going-out tops come from ASOS and Princess Polly and Shein. Gen Zers who are into thrifting also go on Depop to buy the genuine thing — “vintage” going-out tops from 2005. (Yes, that’s considered vintage now.)
WITH ONE PEARL NECKLACE, VIVIENNE WESTWOOD REVOLUTIONIZED MEN'S FASHION FOR GEN-Z, esquire
”From TikTok to Timothée Chalamet, it’s cool for cool guys to twist conventional gender norms in this generation,” and it’s in no small part due to the late designer.
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