Teenagers are using TikTok to bond with their grandparents

Katherine Ellen Foley
Teenagers are using TikTok to bond with their grandparents

The account @its_j_dog, with 953,600 followers as of late February, is a typical popular TikTok page. One of the account’s most-liked videos is from last month, showing j-dog—aka Jenny Krupa—eating lunch with her husband and lip syncing the words to an obscure Doja Cat song. “I’m 88,” her bio boasts, “and probably have more followers than you.”