• TikTok's ‘corecore' is the latest iteration of absurdist meme art

    14 days ago - By TechCrunch

    TikTok goes a little overboard when it comes to categorizing every last aesthetic into its own microtrend. You notice it when Spotify Wrapped calls your music taste goblincore , or when you strangely end up at a charity gala in San Francisco and a tech exec asks you if he should be concerned that his teen daughter is obsessed with cottagecore. Take any noun, add the suffix “core,” and you're good to go.
    There is no more natural terminus to this phenomenon than “corecore,” a meta aesthetic from “ nichetok ” that uses nihilistic video clips to create something so absurd and meaningless that...
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