University of Melbourne

A study of TikTok use

Chief InvestigatorUniversity SupervisorClosing Date
Emily HarrisScott Griffiths30 Sep, 2023
Chief InvestigatorEmily Harris
University SupervisorScott Griffiths
Closing Date30 Sep, 2023

About the research trial

We would like to invite you to participate in a study on TikTok use. We are interested in understanding the degree to which people view and engage with appearance-oriented videos on TikTok.

Recruitment details

You will be asked to create a free account with University of Melbourne research platform, Unforgettable.Me. You will be asked to complete the following tasks:\
Request your TikTok usage data via the TikTok app. It may take several days for your data to be made available.\
Complete an online questionnaire assessing demographic information, body image, eating disorder history, and eating disorder symptoms.\
Download and upload your TikTok usage data to the Unforgettable.Me research platform. You will be asked to upload data from the previous 1 month.\
Eligibility criteria:\
You have been using TikTok for at least 1 month.\
Your TikTok is not Douyin (Chinese TikTok).\
You are 16+ years old.\
Follow this link to join the study:\​rojects/user/0b560e36b55305937​260132c09ccb572\
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to our team at