People may now use TikTok trends to find strange and intriguing places.
Tiktok is well known for its dancing challenges, but did you know it also triggers childhood memories? If you don’t know that, then this article will demonstrate that we are correct.
As you may know, we believe we don’t need to repeat ourselves. In a nutshell, we’ll still repeat anyways, that when a renowned TikToker creates a trend, a line of other TikTokers videos creates a line of their own.
And that’s how the trend spirals all the way around TikTok. The same thing has happened with this new Tiktok ‘Map Trend,’ which allows users to look for their childhood homes or unique locations, by just zooming on the map.
Isn’t it perplexing? So, what are we doing here? We’re just here to remove those wrinkled brows off your faces. Continue reading to learn more about this trend and how you can get involved.
The TikTok Map Trend Explained
People are utilizing Google Earth and its street view camera to track everything worldwide. Therefore it appears that Google maps are now widely used in Tiktok.
You must have seen at least one of these videos. Whether it was individuals zooming in on some random scary house or seeing some random cat dancing on the streets. Not only that, but they also take videos of their reactions.
The good news is that you can get in on the trend by following a few simple steps that we’ve given below.
How To Take Part In The Map Trend?
To join in on the trend all you have to do is follow the steps mentioned below.
- First, you’ll need the Google Earth app.
- Then it’s up to you to decide what strange places you want to show people.
- To use this service, you must first select your location in on mode.
- And after that, you can rotate the earth that is displayed in front of you and select bizarre places.
Voila! You have also jumped up on the intriguing trend.
The Users Are Having Different Point Of Views On This Trend
This map trend appears to be a little risky, as people are publishing their personal addresses as well, and several users have commented on this.
Here’s what they had to say on Twitter:
A user commented: “doing map trend in TikTok? bruh, you’re revealing someone’s personal address” (crying emoji).
doing map trend in tiktok?
bruh, you're revealing someone's personal address. 😭
— appu (@ApsShny) January 13, 2022
Another one wrote in a sarcastic manner saying: “That TikTok trend where people post the exact location of their home & everything surrounding it on a map hm…”
That tiktok trend where people post the exact location of their home & everything surrounding it on a map hm…
— ش (@tannourlene) March 30, 2022
One particularly hilarious tweet described how locating her childhood home on the maps brought back memories of her childhood traumas, lol.
“I saw this girl on TikTok look up her old childhood house on Google maps and get nostalgic about it so I decided to do the same thing and it just made me wanna cry because it triggered the PTSD that place gave me lmao.oops.”
I saw this girl on tiktok look up her old childhood house on Google maps and get nostalgic about it so I decided to do the same thing and it just made me wanna cry because it triggered the ptsd that place gave me lmao.oops
— Def not Izzy (@Cereza0120) March 18, 2022
What are your thoughts on this new amusing craze? Have you tried it yet? If not, what are you waiting for?
However, if you don’t want a serial killer to come knocking at your door in the middle of the night, then don’t expose your personal addresses. Don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comments section below.