TikTok Is the Latest Reason Teens Are Addicted to Their Phones – WSJ

“It was completely unexpected—at the beginning I wanted to be a medical missionary,” says Ms. Grace, who says her faith informs her desire to reach people on TikTok. “But now I’ve realized that nursing could be a really cool platform to impact people, and I’ve developed a passion for being a nurse influencer.”
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/tiktok-is-the-latest-reason-teens-are-addicted-to-their-phones-11556337610

My read is that everyone likes attention.