The Brief: Group Chat TikToks reveal the types of conversations creators have with their friends, family, co-workers, etc.

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Group Chat TikToks are trending on the app. These videos are marked by creators poking fun at how they communicate with their friends, co-workers, family members, etc. Individuals are depicted by various emojis. The messages are narrated by the an automated voice that’s part of TikTok’s text-to-speech feature.

The trend has gotten so popular that it is currently on TikTok’s “Discover” page. The associated hashtag #GroupChat has accumulated over 603 million views at the time of publication. Many of these videos are set to an audio clip of Bohoman’s “Elevator Music.”

The trend began growing in popularity in early January. It has spread to other social media platforms, like Twitter.

Some of the most popular videos on the app shared what conversations are like between sisters:

@gabbieszulc

yup pretty much @jessicaszulc

♬ original sound – gabbie

Retail workers:

https://www.tiktok.com/@rcabbab/video/6915866388443811077?sender_device=pc&sender_web_id=6790176033137542661&is_from_webapp=v2

Black people planning a group trip:

And, girl friends:

https://twitter.com/AFlyBlackLeftie/status/1348300600639950849?s=20

Here are more group chat TikToks.

https://www.tiktok.com/@jaylanatalie/video/6916962879136632070?_d=secCgYIASAHKAESMgowWnkIz3iatRD910RXidJi%2FqPkp%2BnSYaZr6PlfDd2qEQRCLVdIMwEoY6MfWILp4dyTGgA%3D&language=en&name=groupchat&sec_user_id=MS4wLjABAAAADct_ib0QHkDWnpIK7jUNX_6nQECQMKbrJaCI4UfEsZoahcaLmJByTUpFXY5rahx3&share_challenge_id=538023&share_link_id=532C33B1-5615-439B-AB66-8D99EB274EAA&tt_from=copy&u_code=d49h00i6359ab3&user_id=6649410803609911302&utm_campaign=client_share&utm_medium=ios&utm_source=copy&source=h5_m&sender_device=pc&sender_web_id=6790176033137542661&is_from_webapp=v2

@saifshawaf

Not Facebook #fyp #arab #arabmom #arabfamily #groupchat #tiktokarab

♬ Elevator Music – Bohoman

@kaptankaster

An actual conversation between myself and @bricolling at 2 a.m. #married #fyp #groupchat #chat #pregnant #pregnancy #husband

♬ Lonely – Justin Bieber & benny blanco