Courtney Young is a viral writer at Bustle, covering all things online, from Substack essayists to internet famous infants.
As a freelancer, Courtney has previously written for Betches, The Cut, and Mic, and contributes regularly to Cosmopolitan.
Her Real Housewives locale of choice is New Jersey, her emotional support show is Girls, and her toxic trait is romanticizing mafia culture.
Why TikTok Is Flooded With Controversial Videos About "Pick Me Girls"
The term is complicated.
21 Summer Dog Toys To Keep Your Pup Entertained
Step away from that pack of tennis balls.
How To Fight For Reproductive Rights, Based On How Much Time You Have
You can take action no matter your schedule.
What Is A “Softboy?” The TikTok Term & Aesthetic, Explained
Think collared shirts and emotional unavailability.
Why Are TikTokers Slapping Each Other With Tortillas?
It’s all in good fun.
This TikTok Trend Wants You To Be Nicer To Your Inner Child
Remember who you’re talking to.
Here’s Why Everyone On TikTok Is Getting “Krissed”
Rickrolling is back.
TikTok’s Viral “Rating Game” Is Exposing Everyone’s Icks
You meet the person of your dreams…but they exclusively use SoundCloud.
On TikTok, Users Are Sharing Wholesome Theories About The Multiverse
Every emotion, on every platform, all at once.
How "DC" On TikTok Helps Black Creators Get Credit For Their Work
On TikTok, one viral dance can make a millionaire.
This Pressure Point For Sleep Is Going Viral On TikTok
It's actually legit.
15 National Best Friend Day Memes To Send To Your Group Chat
Like a valentine to the person who never ignores your DMs.
"Bimbofication" Is Taking Over TikTok
The revolution will be bimbofied.
Introducing The "Pick Me Boy"
Like a "pick me girl," but different.
TikTok Users Are Going Viral With Celebrity Generator Filters
Epic love triangles, shady bystanders, oh my!
How To Use The Clarity Filter On TikTok
Even Doja Cat got it into it, yuh.
TikTok Is Using A Kendrick Lamar Song To Post Thirst Traps
We’ve been going through something.
Instagram Users Are Reporting Issues Scrolling & Logging In
If your feed is wonky, you’re not alone.
What Does “Gatekeeping” Mean On TikTok? The Viral Term, Explained.
As in "gaslight, gatekeep, girlboss."
If Your Refrigerator Is A Mess, These 25 Organizing Products Can Help
This is what the experts call “glamour organizing.”