TikTok rounds up the celebrities, creators, challenges and soundtracks that made the 2018 trend! Find out all the trendy songs and TikTok challenges that made the list right here!
The 2018 TikTok Malaysian Trends Revealed!
TikTok looks back on the most popular celebrities, creators, challenges and hits that made 2018 a year to remember
One of the most unforgettable 2018 moments for Malaysia included the inaugural 1 Million Audition which generated over 52 million views from 62,000 video submissions!
Find Your Favourite Celebrities On TikTok!
Celebrities from all over the world made TikTok their playground this year with its easy-to-use features allowing them to give fans a sneak peek into their moments.
A diverse list of stars who gained a massive following on the platform, including K-pop chart-toppers WINNER and BLACKPINK, as well as American social media personality Baby Ariel, who tops the list with almost 30 million followers on TikTok.
In Malaysia, the most popular celebrities on TikTok are actress Janna Nick (@jannanick95), singer Baby Shima (@babyshima), and singer cum TV host Danny Ah Boy (@dannyahboy)
TikTok Launchpad For Local Creators!
As a platform to engage a growing fan base and a global audience, TikTok also served as the launchpad for an array of local creators.
Social media maven Holly H, content producer Gil Croes, choreographer Awez Darbar along with K-Pop dancer Sona are among the creators who made waves globally.
Other popular creators in Malaysia include Findy Yong (@findyyong_), Syasha Rushdiena (@syasyarushdina) and Alieff Irfan (@irfxn_).
Trendy Videos And Soundtracks
TikTok has increasingly become a launchpad for diverse videos set to catchy music.
Among the most trending soundtracks of 2018 used on TikTok videos by Malaysians include
- Down in the DM by DJ Flex/ Yo Gotti
- Delícia Tchu Tcha Tcha by Mike Moonnight & DM’Boys featuring DJ Pedrito
- DDU-DU DDU-DU by BLACKPINK
The 2018 TikTok Year In Rewind
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TikTok Challenge In East Asia!
Malaysians and Singaporeans are most active on TikTok on Saturday afternoons, while users in Vietnam get their TikTok fix just before weekend dinners between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.
Philippines and Thailand get busy with TikTok from 8:00pm onwards on Saturdays, while Indian users create videos the most from 11:00pm all the way until 1:00am.
Many of the biggest trending videos of 2018 came from TikTok challenges, which allowed fans from all over the world to participate in local conversations in their communities.
Among the most popular challenges include the #RainDropChallenge which made waves all over the world, especially in the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam.
In Malaysia, other challenges that filled everyone’s feed include #DuetWithMe which allowed users to sing, dance or act along their favourite personality or clips. The other challenge #dinoroar where users made a velociraptor appear on screen via the dinosaur filter and reacted creatively to it in their TikTok video.
See Yourself On TikTok!
Want to see how your own year went? Revisit your own journey with TikTok this year on the “My Year in Rewind” TikTok in-app experience which will be launched on 24 December 2018.
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