TikTok users in the US and UK experienced an outage last night, with the likes on videos crashing down to zero. Users and creators frantically rushed to Twitter to see if there was a glitch and the result was a lot of funny memes and jokes that followed. The outage sparked a fear if the app was permanently shut down. The fears prompted out of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggesting that popular app might be banned in the country amid growing tensions with China. The Chinese app was banned in India a few weeks ago over the same reasons and security concern. #TikTokDown is trending since last night with some funniest memes and jokes. #TikTokBaninIndia Funny Memes and Jokes Trend on Twitter As Netizens Laud Govt's Move to Ban The Chinese App Among 59 Others.
The company also tweeted and acknowledged the glitches in the app, mentioning they were working on fixing things. Not just the US, some users in UK too were facing the problem, close to 20,000 people reporting issues. The likes on all the videos went down to zero. For all creators, likes are important and seeing the number go down sparked a frenzy on Twitter. Fears of the app shutting down were also doing the rounds. Other than just the US and UK, people around the globe also started reporting issues in using the video-making application. The result was seen on Twitter with some funniest memes and jokes.
Check Funny Memes and Jokes on #TikTokDown:
TikTokers Rushing to Twitter
— 𝐿𝓊𝓃𝒶 (@Lunagrinds) July 9, 2020
How to Get Famous on Twitter
— lily (@_lilyeleanor_) July 9, 2020
— zuko lovebot (@laurieinred) July 9, 2020
How to Pay Bills?
— 𝐣𝐚𝐜𝐤 🌼 (@imchained2katy) July 9, 2020
Not a Joke
— alara (@alara05481229) July 9, 2020
Midlife Crisis Struck
— yelling_pins (@ya_lays) July 9, 2020
Life is Incomplete
tiktok is down? what am i supposed to do in my free time? what is going to make me laugh? i don’t even remember what life was like before tiktok. i’m questioning everything. my life feels incomplete #tiktokdown pic.twitter.com/JxdSGuCthd
— phia♡︎ (@tbslonelyheartt) July 9, 2020
The Anxiety of People RN
— Melany Felix (@_melanyx2) July 9, 2020
A lot of people have posted crying GIFs to express how they felt when the app went down for quite a while. It is back now and so are the likes but the slight thought that it may have got banned, especially after the considerations put people in worry on Twitter. Others were just there to simply enjoy the memes.
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