Reaction to TikToks Overwatch meme misses the original videos intention
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Last year, a cute song about Overwatch called No Mercy was published on YouTube, racking up more than 34 million views. Its catchy and charming, but it also addresses some of the stigmas associated with playing support characters in a game like Overwatch. The original song and videos goal was to usher in a wave of positivity within the Overwatch community to showcase that men shouldnt automatically assume women will play support roles. But reaction to a new TikTok meme does the complete opposite.
TikTok is one of the fastest-growing apps in the world. It allows users (mostly teens and young adults) to perform karaoke, bust out complex choreography, try their hand at comedy, or show off their cosplay skills. The apps editing suite…