Independent Lens: TikTok, Boom.

Independent Lens: TikTok, Boom.

Mon, 10/24/2022 - 10:00pm - 11:30pm

Explore the power and complexity of technology through the lens of TikTok and the Gen Z influencers who know it best.

What does it mean to be a digital native? TikTok, Boom. dissects the platform along myriad cross-sections—algorithmic, socio-political, economic, and cultural—to explore the impact of the history-making app. Balancing a genuine interest with healthy skepticism, delve into the security issues, global political challenges, and racial biases behind the platform. Independent Lens: TikTok, Boom. airs Monday, October 24 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV.