In this modern era, many social media applications are ruling over the digital world. But recently, TikTok has taken over the globe like a storm. The application has more than 500 million users and Singaporeans are also enjoying the entertainment application. In this post-COVID era where people are confined to their home with very limited socializing, TikTok trends and challenges are going viral. Singaporeans are also bored and looking for something entertaining and challenging. And here are the top 10 TikTok challenges for bored Singaporeans in this pandemic hit time.
What is TikTok?
Unlike Facebook, Twitter, etc. TikTok is a platform designed for pure entertainment purposes. The users can make videos and upload them to entertain the viewers and gain followers and appreciation. You can use various filters and artistic effects to make your video entertaining and attractive. Users can make mimicry, lip-sync, short dance, or simple video depicting a unique idea or a meaningful concept. Along with entertainment, this platform can be used to earn some useful money by using your talent. Like people around the world, Singaporeans are also loving the TikTok challenges and videos. So, just grab your smartphone and download the application to kill the boredom and show the world your talent.
Best TikTok Challenges for Singaporeans
Many TikTok challenges are common these days. But we have shortlisted the top 10 challenges for you that are entertaining as well as easy to do. All you need is a smartphone that supports the TikTok application. The top 10 TikTok challenges are enlisted below:
1. #LATHI CHALLENGE
- Following supernatural activity steps
Demo Video: Lathi Challenge
Lathi challenge is going viral these days on TikTok. Many of you would have heard the viral dark song ‘Lathi by Weird Genius’. This TikTok challenge is based on mimicking the video of the supernatural styled song. You don’t have to spend those valuable minutes to practice the dance steps as they are too easy to follow. Lathi Challenge is mainly about the makeup to give you a look of a supernatural creature. The video will not only entertain your friends but some steps can also be used to scare them out. So, try Lathi Challenge with your friends or give it a solo try.
2. #Barbie Girl Challenge
- Hand movements
- Changed costumes (Not necessary)
Demo Video: Barbie Girl Challenge
TikTok’s Barbie Challenge is one of the most in challenge tried by many famous tiktokers around the globe including Singapore. This challenge is not mainly about entertainment or excitement but designed to give a message to the world. You might have observed the unrealistic beauty standards of the world. And many young girls undergo tons of surgeries to meet those beauty standards. This challenge is a lesson to such girls that natural beauty is the best kind of beauty. The steps are really easy where you have to apply a lot of makeup and perform on ‘Aqua’s Barbie Girl’ and then to change your face with scars and blood to depict that this beauty isn’t the natural beauty. In this second step, you have to perform on the remix of ‘Ava’s Not Your Barbie Girl’ song. Try out this ethical TikTok challenge to promote the essence of natural beauty.
3. #Wipe it out Challenge
- Mirror Cleaning
- Changed costumes (Not necessary)
Demo Video: Wipe it down challenge
Most of the Singaporeans might be aware of the latest hit ‘Wipe it down by BMW Kenny Plays’. This challenge is based on this song, where you have to wipe the mirror by doing entertaining steps. Thanks to TikTok editing and filters, you can easily figure out ways to represent yourselves in a number of ways. The challenge starts by wiping out the mirror on the beats of the song, to appear in a new look, and going back to the same old look just by wiping the mirrors. Doesn’t it seem fascinating? Many tiktokers reported this challenge to be a replica of cinderella where she magically dresses up to be a mesmerizing princess from her cleaning dress. So, gear up yourselves and do try out this challenge to entertain your friends and family members.
4. #Any Song Challenge
- Short dance
- Following the chorus of the song
- Add artistic effects if necessary
Demo Video: Any Song Challenge
Many of you might have heard any song from the famous K-popstar Zico. But now it is more than a song and become a trend on TikTok lately. Many celebrities including Zico have uploaded TikTok videos by performing on this song that made it a challenge. If you are bored in your homes, do try to become a K-popstar and perform on this song. All you need to do is to perform a short dance matching the chorus of the music and add some artistic effects if required. The challenge is one of the easiest and requires less time for practice. So, just pick up your phone and start the challenge by keeping those dance steps in your mind. Definitely one of the trendiest and best TikTok challenges for all of you bored Singaporeans!
5. #Don’t Leave Challenge
- Collaborating with friends (recommended)
Demo Video: Don’t Leave Me Challenge
Don’t Leave Me is a fun-filled challenge that is widely becoming popular in Singapore. It is based on the sketch of a Nigerian comedian ‘Josh Alfred’ that became viral a few days ago. If you are a master of those lame and ridiculous jokes in your group, then do try out this challenge with your friend. A simple and basic TikTok challenge that requires no practice and makeup. You just have to come up with your own silly jokes, puns, or wordplay that can make people laugh. After saying the joke or pun, you just need to run with a bunch of friends chasing you saying ‘Don’t Leave Me’. And the best part of this TikTok challenge is that it depicts the humorous side of you. So what are you waiting for Singaporeans? Go out and do this exciting TikTok challenge.
6. #Sunglasses Drop Challenge
- Arm actions
- Sunglasses drop
Demo Video: Sunglasses drop challenge
Sunglasses drop challenge is another cool challenge that is also famous among the celebrities out there. The task is simple as you have to dance on a song and drop down the sunglasses from your head on your eyes without touching them. A little bit of practice can make you a pro in this challenge that is entertaining and time killing. So, gather with your friend in this COVID era, and try to spread some positivity out there by doing sunglasses drop challenge.
7. #Doodle Challenge
- Pictionary and Telephone game
- Entertaining moves
Demo Video: Doodle Challenge
You might have played Pictionary and telephone as a kid, but this is now a TikTok challenge. Singaporeans are already loving this simple TikTok challenge that is easy and entertaining. All you need to do is to place a paper on the back of your partner and draw a sketch. And your partner will draw the same sketch in front of him by guessing the drawing actions. This task can be performed vice versa but cannot be performed alone. Many celebrities are trying this challenge and now is the time for you to get entertained. Mostly, the challenge turns out to be a sketch quite different from the original one resulting in some good laughs and memories.
8. #Savage Love Dance Challenge
- Matching the music beats
- Lip-synching the music
Demo Video: Savage Love Dance Challenge
You will be aware of the famous beat ‘Laxed (Siren Beat) by Joshua Nanai’, and the savage love dance challenge is mainly based on dancing to this beat. This beat is quite enchanting and used in various other TikTok challenges in the past. The steps can be a bit challenging for the newbies and we recommend to practice the dance steps. But we recommend you to do try this challenge because this beat will automatically want you to dance. Many Singaporeans have already attempted the challenge and you should try this challenge as well.
9. #Flip the Switch Challenge
- Lip sync music
- Switching off the light
- Exchange of clothes
Demo Video: Flip the switch challenge
Another challenge on a super hit song, this time it is ‘Flip the Switch by Drake’. And to your surprise, this is by no means a dancing challenge but a unique concept challenge that will spread the smiles on your faces. The tiktokers have to get ready and sync the music until Drake says the lyrics ‘Flip the switch’. At this time, you have to turn off and on the switch and exchange the clothing with your partner. We suggest you perform this challenge with your girlfriend or wife that will make it way funnier. Wearing female clothes on a manly body will certainly entertain the audience in this tense environment.
10. #Celeb Look-alike Challenge
- Following a chorus of music
Demo Video: Celeb look-alike challenge
Singaporeans, we have shortlisted a really exciting last TikTok challenge for you all. This is perfect for you if you resemble some celebrity or can change your getup to resemble some celebrity. If that’s the case, then get ready for an easy peasy challenge. All you have to do is to point out the camera towards your legs or any other body part showing some dance moves. The background song is a Selena Gomez hit ‘Tell me something I don’t know’. As the song progresses, there are pop-ups rising on the screen telling that you resemble that celebrity. And when the lyrics hit the part ‘Tell me something I don’t know’ turn the camera towards your face, showing your resemblance to that celebrity while doing entertaining dance steps. So what are you waiting for? Choose a resembling celebrity and perform the TikTok challenge.
So, TikTok challenges are an effective way to entertain yourselves and your family members in this pandemic time. You just need some practice and understanding of the TikTok challenge and a great video is just there. The shortlisted challenges not only involve body workout but also some entertaining tasks that could be a good time killer when free. You can do these challenges and become popular amongst your friends, school members, office colleagues, or even family members. Just motivate yourself and pick an exciting challenge to do in this post-COVID era.
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