#BlackGyaru: African American creators revive ’90s Japanese subculture trend
A growing number of African American creators on TikTok are joining the “gyaru” trend, a Japanese fashion subculture that was popular in the...
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These TikTok users believe they can change their race to ‘become’ Asian
The viral acronym “RCTA” on TikTok refers to a community of people who believe they can change from one race to another.
What is RCTA?: The ...
McDonald’s Singapore promotes ‘Hash Brown Oreo McFlurry sandwich hack’
McDonald’s Singapore is jumping on the latest viral food trend by giving away free food for customers to make “Hash Brown Oreo McFlurry sand...
‘Lunch of suffering’: ‘White people food’ trends on Chinese social media
A “white people food” trend has been circulating on Chinese social media, with countless netizens either praising or criticizing the purport...
The hottest trend among S. Korea’s young people is rooted in the past
Over the past year, South Korea has seen a growing trend among younger generations for visiting photobooths.
While walking through the stree...
Dangerous ‘snow spray’ trend has Korean TikTok users raising safety concerns
Korean TikTok users participating in a now-viral “snow spray” trend have been facing backlash as safety concerns from other users continue t...
Plastic Surgeon Proves ‘Fox Eye’ Trend Was Sparked By Asian Features on TikTok
A cosmetic surgeon in Beverly Hills, California has proven that “fox eyes,” indeed, were inspired by Asian features.
The trend, ...
Dear Asians: Your Eyes Are Beautiful, Fox Eye Trend or Not
Earlier this year, almost every MUA was sporting the “fox eye” — a makeup look meant to mimic the look of “fox-like,” almond-shaped eyes. Al...
Hong Kong YouTuber Tries to Go Viral With ASMR Chewing Sounds
Autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR, is a sensation that is often hard to describe and the experience is something that Hong Kong ...
Why 2-Hour Long Videos of People Studying Are the New ASMR
A trend that involves people filming themselves while studying for hours has become the latest obsession of netizens, especially those with ...
People are Using Hilariously Mundane Objects for the ‘Fake Plane Ride’ Challenge
A new challenge on Chinese social media has netizens searching for the most random yet deceiving objects at home to use as “windows” for fau...
Viral ‘Four Generations’ Meme in China Will Make You Miss Your Grandparents
Chinese families are embarking on a wholesome new internet trend that is making people miss their grandparents.
The meme, aptly dubbed “four...
People Doing the ‘Falling Stars Challenge’ in China are Getting Fined By the Police
A Chinese woman was recently fined for a traffic violation after dropping face down on the ground at a road in Shanghai to take part in a tr...
‘Butt Over Back’ Selfies are Trending On Instagram With Filipina Celebrities
The selfie trend which highlights the arches of the female body has only recently taken over Instagram feeds of followers of many Filipina c...
‘Hit and Kiss’ Prank in Asia is The Most Adorable Thing on The Internet Right Now
A video compilation of an unusual but adorable trend in Asia has gone viral on social media.
The popular video challenge features Asian coup...
Watching People Do Homework is Now a Thing in Japan
There’s a new trend going on in Japan where thousands of netizens are getting hooked at watching regular people — or even popular YouT...
Japan’s Latest Twitter Trend is the Most Ridiculous Thing You’ve Seen Yet
The latest Twitter craze in Japan all started with user @DogXyz, who showed off his artistic and creative ability while dexterously performi...
Forget Fidget Spinners, Chinese Kids Have Something WAY Crazier
Youngsters in China are loving a new “toy” that’s proving to be a more dangerous trend than fidget spinners, and safety-co...
Why Asians Hold Up the Peace Sign When Taking Photos
Anyone who’s come across any Asians taking photos will notice something: they often hold up the peace (or victory sign) while posing. ...