CNET - Mar 15 - Anything can function as a dating app - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn. But there are reasons why TikTok in particular could be conducive to dating these days. TikTok is kind of like getting into somebody else's world without being in the same room as them. During the pandemic, TikTok's seen a surge in popularity. According to App Annie, it was the top-grossing app globally in the App Store in the Q2 of 2020. Perhaps TikTok is filling the void left by not being able to go out to a bar or club and be around other random humans.