New Study Shows Potentially Troubling Depictions Of Underage Drinking On TikTok


By Kelly McCarthy

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TikTok trends may come and go, but some images could have lasting impacts and influence particularly on younger app users.

That’s why the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs set out to create a snapshot of a dangerous trend that has permeated the platform in a new U.S.-based study.

The research looked at 100 of the most popular TikTok videos from July 2019 to August 2020 with the hashtag #alcohol and found that a majority “portrayed potentially dangerous alcohol use in a positive light, rather than being harmful.”

Collectively, those videos had here to continue reading