Intensified Play: Cinematic study of TikTok mobile app
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.