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Girl in a jacket

TikTok is known for its entertaining short-form videos. Thanks to the easy way the app can be used by content creators to record and post videos, we now have a vast library of content to watch on the platform. But perhaps the easiest videos to digest right now–especially when you’re bored–are the ones that use entertaining effects for light chuckles, such as:


Anime subtitles

@mimiyuuuhMinsan na nga lang magtiktok, namemersonal pa nga po opo 🥲♬ locked out of heaven sped up – xxtristanxo

This effect will pull out a random anime scene on your forehead. Some fun, some sentimental, but overall relatable for most people who’ve used this effect. Digital and AR artist Allan Gregorio (TikTok: @allangregorio) created this viral TikTok effect.  



@angelinaisabele♬ These Days – Nico

Outline is a TikTok effect that tests your artistic skills. It lets you draw over your face, but the challenge is that you need to do it without lifting your finger or stylus.


Heart eyes

@bianxumali♬ Jenny (Hearteye Speed Mix) – Studio Killers

This effect will put pulsating neon heart pupils on your eyes. It’s cute, really.


Meme Cat test

@itsevantan Did I do this right? IG: itsevantan #thehouseofcollab ♬ ive got a big egoooo – grey – intp

Cats are not only cute–they can also be pretty funny. Meme Cat test is a card roulette showing viral cat facial expressions that have been used in memes. Created by Keykey (TikTok: @keweichen), the objective of the game is to simply copy the face of the cat photo served to you.


“In 2022 I will…”

@queendura07 ay baket #queendura👑 ♬ original sound – QUEEN DURA!👑

Created by filter creator Baruch (TikTok: @baruchgeuze), it’s a fun filter effect that “determines” your resolution for 2022.          


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