Newest Social media sensation and comedian Jackeline Mensah has made claims that she made Tiktok popular in Ghana.
Jackeline gained popularity on social media after she posted a video on a popular video-sharing app, TikTok, mimicking dancehall star Shatta Wale.
Jackeline Mensah, whose verified Tiktok account has garnered over 200,000 following said that she didn’t used to be active on social media until she came across the tiktok app.
“But then I discovered a platform called Tiktok, so, I was like: ‘People are making videos, why don’t I give it a try?’ Then I decided to give it a try and I had my first viral video after 2 months of joining. So, it gave me more courage to continue,” she added.
Tiktok gained more popularity when the COVID-19 pandemic broke out worldwide.
People resorted to making and sharing videos mimicking others online to ward off boredom because they were indoors most of the time. Popular Ghanaian celebrities such as Lydia Forson, Becca, Jackie Appiah, Nadia Buari, Shatta Wale and Yvonne Nelson among others.