TIKTOK is a video sharing app that seems to have a new trend every day.
The Minion cult trend TikTok has been on everyone’s lips lately.
What is TikTok’s Minion cult?
On TikTok, users often create “cults” by making their profile picture identical to the popular fandom or meme they’re referring to.
With the Minion cult of TikTok, users of the app continue the practice.
The Minion cult originated when groups of fans of the Despicable Me film series took part.
App users change their profile pictures to pictures of someone in a Minion costume.
Aside from changing their profile photos, some users also add the term “minion cult” to their TikTok bios.
Users are also flooding comment sections chatting about the trend they are “cult members” of.
One user wrote his page bio as follows: “Follow me when you’re separated from the minion cult💛🖤”
What is a minion?
Minions are small pill-shaped yellow characters from the Despicable Me film series.
The film first premiered over 10 years ago in 2010.
Despicable Me is a Universal Pictures film that also has supporting films about the Minions.
Steve Carell plays the famous character Gru in the films.
Minions are Gru’s little yellow army in the movies.
What is the purpose of TikTok cults?
TikTok cults aren’t as scary as they sound.
Most of them are fan bases that band together to generate more followers.
Many TikTok users engage in trends like the “cult of minions” to grow their followers.
Users change their profile photos to keep up with the trend and follow accounts with the same photos.
Users on Twitter are also talking about the trend on TikTok.
One Twitter user wrote: “I joined the Minion cult because I was bored of blowing up my phone.”
Another Twitter user wrote, “I joined a Minion cult and it’s making my tiktok chip”.
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