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Moldavite being sold at Lotus Flower Imports on May 18, 2021

TikTok dramatically impacts local crystal shops

Hunter Casperson // June 1, 2021

Crystal shops in Chico have experienced a dramatic spike in sales of the stone Moldavite, a phenomenon the owners credit to a new trend on TikTok.  “From mid-January until about two weeks ago,...

TikTok is an app that tweens and teenagers use to pass their free time. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

TikTok innovative, but reinforces stereotypes

Danielle Kessler // October 6, 2019

Since TikTok was launched in 2017, the world has never been the same. Well, not exactly, but it has had a huge impact on Gen Z culture and on mainstream media in general. But with every new social media...

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