‘Grandfluencers’ defy age restrictions as TikTok written content creators

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Lagetta Wayne, with 130,500 followers amassed considering that signing up for in June 2020, owes her social media achievement to a teenage granddaughter. Her incredibly very first video clip, a backyard tour, clocked 37,600 likes.

“One day my garden was incredibly rather and I got all fired up about that and I requested her if she would acquire some pics of me,” Ms. Wayne recalled. “She claimed she was likely to place me on TikTok and I claimed, properly, what is TikTok? I had by no means listened to of it.”

Ms. Wayne, at 78, has teenagers inquiring her to be their grandmother as she tends to her vegetables and cooks them up in Suisun Metropolis, California, as @msgrandmasgarden on TikTok.