Shanice Janine Subbiah and Jardel Sai Govender are South Africans of Indian origin who are using TikTok to spread laughter. TikTok is a hugely popular video application especially with a younger generation of users. Where some videos have come under criticism for being discriminatory, the majority of users are spreading cheer on TikTok. In places like India, TikTok has been banned and other countries like Indonesia and Japan are considering restricting the app. The social media platform is popular for creating, sharing and discovering short, punchy videos.
Two friends from Chatsworth, south of Durban, Shanice Janine Subbiah and Jardel Sai Govender have managed to craft entertaining TikTok videos that are praised for being short, sharp, fun and nostalgic for South African Indians. Listen to the SABC Newsbreak podcast with Salma Patel on the Techno Touch edition.
TikTok, known in China as Douyin, is a Chinese video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based Internet technology company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming.
Watch the two Chatsworth friends below,
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