In Malaysia's last two MCOs, we had Gen Z and the handful of millennials who are 'not cringe' on TikTok to thank for some enjoyable lockdown activities to keep us occupied. For months, the world was obsessed with sourdough bread, pottery, roller-blading and whipped coffee.
This time around, we have enlisted the help of our two interns born in the Noughties to compile an updated guide of fun TikTok trends to try, complete with a glossary for commonly used Gen Z slang.
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What to drink
Dalgona coffee had a big moment during our first lockdown in March 2020. But the sheer arm strength that was required to whip the sugar and coffee powder to create those trademark stiff peaks proved to be too much for many. These days, TikTok prefers a simple ice coffee for its satisfying aesthetic and 'impeccable vibes'. And they have been having fun making new coffee creations with the flavour of the month: caramel.