You might be wondering why are people commenting 'story time' and 'crop' on TikTok and what do they mean? Well, you are not alone and we have the answer for you.
While auto-scrolling on TikTok, you may have noticed that people repeatedly comment 'story time', 'crop', and 'results' under TikTok duets or videos without any context. This new inside joke is spamming the comment sections on TikTok, and it's natural to wonder what it means.
In this article, we will tell you what these phrases mean and what is the context behind them. Let's get started!
What Does Crop Mean On TikTok?
The 'crop' comment is pretty self-explanatory. Commenting 'crop' in a TikTok video lets the creator know that you want a cropped screenshot of a specific image used in that video.
To be more specific, they are asking the creator to re-upload the content so that it can be screenshotted or cropped without all the unwanted like, comment and share buttons obstructing it.
That said, the 'crop' phrase has lost its true meaning down the line. Many TikTok users now use it to span the comment sections and annoy the content creators.
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What Does 'Story Time' Mean On TikTok?
When a TikTok user comments 'story time?,' they’re asking the creator to post a longer video explaining the full story of something they have shared in the original video.
Like the 'crop' phrase, 'story time' is also now used as a way to spam the comment session. People now just comment 'story time' on anything, even if doesn't actually need a story.
Next time you see these phrases, don't take them seriously. Poking fun and mimicking a lot of comments is all it is.
How To Prevent Spam Comments On Your TikTok Videos
Needless to say, that spam comments are a nuisance to the content creators and to the viewers. It also makes it difficult to find actual comments. If you have been getting a lot of spam comments on your TikTok videos, here is how to prevent them.
- In your TikTok app, go to Profile.
- Tap the three stacked lines icon in the top right corner.
- Now, choose Settings and privacy.
- Then, select Privacy > Comments.
- Toggle-on Filter keywords and add the keywords or phrases you'd like to blacklist, and hit enter after each one. In this case, 'crop' and 'story time.'
Alternatively, you can choose to turn off comments altogether. Hope this helps!