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Interview With Dakota Elder: Famous TikTok Influencer

Interview With Dakota Elder: Famous TikTok Influencer

What made you start making TikToks?

I started my account in April 2020.  I broke my ribs doing a Red Bull shoot so i didn’t have anything else to do and I decided to give it a shot.

When did you first go viral on Tiktok?

It took me about a week to figure out the algorithm and get my first million viewed video. It was a looped video that people didn’t know when the video was over.

When you downloaded Tiktok. Did you think all this would happen?

Absolutely not. When i first started I thought maybe I could get 100k followers in a year but I didn’t actually believe it would happen for me. 1 million was just a fantasy for me that I didn’t think was possible or reasonable. I ended up gaining 400k followers in my first month.

How do you stay away from TikTok drama?

I have seen a lot of videos talking bad about me but I just choose to not care, I honestly just think its funny.

What are the most views you’ve gotten on a video?

The most views I have currently is about 14 million on a video of me falling into my pool.

What is your least favourite part about being a TikTok influencer?

My least favorite thing about being a TikTok influencer is when people ask what I do and I say I make TikTok videos they always look at me weird and laugh sometimes.

Who have you collabed with on videos?

All of my videos have been Solo so far.

What is your favourite place to film a video?

My favorite place to film a video is out at the pool. Because it helps make the videos look nicer and they always seem to do better when I am at the pool

Is there a secret to making videos and going viral?

Yes there are secrets but the most important advice is to just make a video that catches the viewers attention.

Do you start trends or go with the trend?

I start trends, I have to make sure when i post a video I make it really good, because as soon as I post a bunch of people will copy my videos almost exactly and sometimes get more views than mine. I don’t really get the credits for the trends I start but that is fine thats just how TikTok is.

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How do you handle hate and negative comments?

I do not put my attention on any negativity from my comments, but sometimes if its really bad I will just delete the comment.

How does it feel being a famous influencer?

Being a famous influencer is a lot of fun. The biggest difference is going places and hearing random people talk about you. And strangers come up knowing your name definitely something that will take time getting used to.

What is your favourite part about being a Tik Tok?

My favorite thing about TikTok is the money and perks of having famous people I look up to actually knowing who I am and becoming friends with them.

Who is your dream collaborator?

My dream collaboration is with Addison Rae. I feel like we will collaborate eventually.

Who is the biggest TikTok influencer that reached out to you?

The biggest TikToker who reached out was Dixie D’amelio. I was very surprised because I was not even following her so it took me a couple weeks before i even noticed she had reached out.

What are your top 5 favourite challenges?

I actually do not participate in challenges, but I like what Mr Beast does.

In regards to the growth of your TIkTok account what are some goals you have for 2021?

My goal for TikTok in 2021 is 10 million followers by the end of the year! I believe I can get there pretty easily if I am consistent.

Out of all the videos you made so far, which one is your favorite?

My favorite video is definitely the video where I pretended to be a nerd playing basketball and ended up dunking on everyone in the gym!

In total, how many followers and likes do you have?

I currently have 4.4 million followers and 51 million likes on my main TikTok account!

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