What does ALR mean on Tiktok? | The Sun

SLANG terms and abbreviations are common on social media, with users looking to keep their messaging as direct and to-the-point as possible.

But what does ALR stand for on TikTok? Here's all you need to know.

What does ALR mean on TikTok?

Stumbled across the three-letter abbreviation "ALR" on TikTok and not sure what it means?

Text-style abbreviations are common on social media, but if you don't spend a lot of time on these platforms they can be difficult to decipher.

On TikTok, ALR tends to mean "alright", and is in common usage across the video sharing app.

What does alr mean in text?

Some phrases are used across social media and also appear on TikTok meaning the same thing, like "1437" or "I love you forever".

But others seem to have a distinct meaning on TikTok.

For example, elsewhere on the internet and in texting, ALR has generally stood for the phrase "a little respect".

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How to go live on TikTok

Going live is a great way to keep your followers updated on what you're up to and keep them engaged.

But how do you do it?

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Well, it's pretty simple, but you'll need a minimum of 1,000 followers.

And though you can have a TikTok account from the age of 13, you'll need to be over 16 to go live on the platform.

If you meet the requirements, all you need to do to go live do the following steps:

  1. Open the app
  2. Press the main "+" button found at the bottom of the screen
  3. From here you'll be presented with a "Live" option
  4. Give your stream a title (name it carefully so that people can search and find it easily)
  5. Once you've chosen a name, press "GO LIVE" and you'll be streaming live

If you decide to switch to a private account, you'll have more control over who is able to watch, with the ability to approve who can follow you, view your videos, live streams, bio, likes, following and followers lists.

You can also limit the audience for your content in "Privacy Settings", regardless of the type of account you have.

How to repost on TikTok

TikTok has added a repost tool to the platform making it easier for users to share content that catches their eye with followers.

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However, you can only repost from your For You page, not videos found on TikTok Discover or another user's profile.

This is how you repost on TikTok:

  1. Open your TikTok For You Page
  2. Choose which video you want to repost
  3. Select on the arrow icon in the bottom right hand corner of the selected video
  4. Choose the repost button, (this looks like two arrows in a yellow circle)
  5. If you want you can then add your own caption and repost to your followers

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