Posted on April 25, 2019

Intensified Play: Case study of TikTok mobile app

Intensified Play: Cinematic study of TikTok mobile app

Posted on April 25, 2019
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Abstract: This article analyzes TikTok, a video creation and sharing app, within the contexts of film editing and

play behaviors. The first five sections examine the history, creative functions, and play experience of TikTok. The

final section discusses its moral panic and social ramifications.

Keywords: TikTok, mobile video, film editing, play theories, playgrounds.