The Brief: The Versailles Run TikTok effect is being used as a meme to represent an individual dramatically fleeing from one location to another.

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The Versailles Run TikTok effect makes it appear as if a creator’s head is fixed on an animated figure running through a palace (the one in Versailles, perhaps). The effect is used to stress the speed in which one flees a scene or heads off in a haste to do something else. There are over 257,000 videos using the effect.

These memes are typically performed to a clip of Lady Gaga’s “LoveGame” on the app. There are over 116,000 videos using this audio on the app. This trend is associated with other songs as well.

Lyrics:

But if I do, then I might miss you, babe
It’s complicated and stupid
, got my ass squeezed by sexy Cupid
Guess he wants to play, wants to play a lovegame, a lovegame

These videos are meant to be humorous and/or relatable. Many can probably relate to having a friend try to link them with their crush.

@giofilmedthis

gotta dip 😫 it inside

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Who else remembers rushing out your house in an outfit your parents wouldn’t approve of.

@jennypopach

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@Dgibbsofficial has no problem being part of the rumor mill.

@dgibbsofficial

It be like that #fyp #foryoupage #foryou

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Fanfic enthusiasts and Wattpad users will get a kick out of this one.

@lizzzysmith

I had to #fyp #booktok #enemiestolovers #storytime

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Other takes:

@bootayscratcher111

Yeah #foryoupage #fypシ

♬ original sound – Ashley

@pollyandkayli

Maybe claim your bastard som next time henry 😈

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@noepenaa

every mf day #fy

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