Ever scrolled through Adult Only Option On TikTok and thought, “I wish there were a version of this app where I didn’t have to see another teenager doing the ‘floss’ dance”? Well, guess what? Your wish has been granted. Enter the “Adult Only” option on TikTok.
First, let’s clarify something: “Adult Only” does not mean you’ll find risqué content that’ll make you blush in front of your grandma. (Sorry to those who got a bit too excited there.) What it does mean is that this feature filters out content that might be more suited for the younger crowd. Think less “Whip/Nae Nae” and more wine-and-cheese-tasting tutorials.
Why the Need for an Adult Only Option On TikTok?
TikTok recognized that while it’s populated mainly by the younger generations, adults (yes, that includes those who still feel 18 at heart but groan when they stand up) have hopped on the bandwagon, too. And, occasionally, they’d prefer to scroll without being bombarded by trends that make them wonder, “Is this what the kids are into these days?”
How Does It Work?
Once you activate the “Adult Only” option, TikTok uses its advanced, top-secret, probably-not-magic algorithms to curate more mature content. No, I’m not that mature. We’re talking about videos that may resonate more with adults – parenting hacks, home décor tips, or just someone ranting about how hard it is to keep a plant alive (trust me, we’ve all been there).
Who Can Use It?
Anyone who feels they’ve graduated from endless dance challenges and pranks. “Perhaps you’re fed up with the ‘Tell me you’re a teen without actually saying you’re a teen’ videos.” Or perhaps you want to watch someone your age try (and hilariously fail) to assemble IKEA furniture. Whatever your reason, the “Adult Only” option is there for you.
While TikTok’s “Adult Only” option may not guarantee a break from seeing another “Renegade” dance attempt, it does promise a more age-appropriate feed. So the next time your kid asks you to duet with them on a trending dance challenge, you can confidently reply, “Sorry, I’m on the Adult Only side of TikTok now. Want to watch this funny video about wine pairings?”
Remember, growing old might be inevitable, but growing up? That’s optional. And with TikTok’s new feature, you can choose your adventure. Happy scrolling!