TikTok, a Chinese-owned video-sharing platform, was released in 2021 and has become a social-media giant today. Its iconic feature is sharing short videos in less than a minute where the creators can express their talent in the forms of dance, music, acting, or even education. Here, we'll look at the easiest TikTok dance that you can try today.

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TikTok users today

It has hundreds of millions of users today, and creators from all places flock to make videos hoping to make it big on the platform. Many influencers who started with TikTok have become global celebrities. One of them is Charli D'Amelio, who has managed to amass 100 million followers in a year on the platform.

Here’s how you build your profile with some help.

Types of content on the platform

TikTok has a range of different content being poured onto the platform today. Lip syncing to the music videos continues to be the most popular, but there's a whole list of other content that creators are putting in.

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There are small DIY hacks that you can learn to make your going convenient. Then there are parodies to those hacks, which had a recent sensation, Khaby Lame, going viral.

People dance to the trending and catchy short segments of popular music videos and raps. People are cosplaying as their favorite anime characters using all the effects and editing tools on the platform.

If you're into dance and want to get started with making use of it on the platform, here's the easiest TikTok dance for you, in fact, a bunch of the easiest ones.

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The "Something New" Dance

It was popularised by Kerrington Keyes, inspired by a Wiz Khalifa track. The challenge went viral in no time and has been created thousands of times on the platform. It got so popular that Wiz Khalifa had to join in and helped choreograph the original creator of the challenge. Here's how you do it:

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The "Blinding Lights" Challenge

This challenge is inspired by The Weekend's music video "Blinding Lights" and was started by the user Mac Daddy. It uses aerobatics-style dancing and is easy on the eyes and to learn.

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“Oh Na Na Na” Dance Challenge

You have to have a partner to nail this challenge. It isn't as easy as those featured on the list — but it's appealing and had Jimmy Fallon trying it for himself. Well, he had some help in the form of Charli D'Amelio, the TikTok princess, but we have one for you too.

Here's how you can learn it today:

The "Say So" Dance

It was choreographed by Harley Sharpe and is based on the music video "Say So" by Doja Cat. It only uses a couple of simple hand gestures and is the easiest TikTok dance on the list. I reckon you start your dancing career on TikTok with this one because not only is it easy to master, but it is highly immersive. Here's a video compilation teaching it to you:

"American Boy but Shibuya is There Too"

If you've been on TikTok long enough, chances are you've heard this quite a few times in dance and other videos.

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This dance is a bit more intricate as in; you have to have your lower body make gestures in sync with your steps. It looks effortless on the eyes but would take some time to master. It's still pretty much beginner-friendly, though.

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"Cannibal" by Kesha

This music video by a once-popular artist, Kesha, was revived on TikTok sometime back. The user ya.girl.bri.bri97 has choreographed the moves for this and has posted a video here.

It makes use of two cute moves where you make a gesture of a heart and a platter while in the dance.

It concludes our list of the easiest TikTok dance. Make no mistake, they're some of the easy ones but aren't unknown whatsoever. You could start with these and then become a champion TikTok dancer with a bit of practice.