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In this photo illustration, the TikTok app is displayed on an Apple iPhone on August 7, 2020 in Washington, DC.

TikTok released its 2021 recap and by the words of Vanessa Pappas, their Chief Operating Officer, 2021 was a one-of-a-kind year for the social media app.

“For us, 2021 was a year for connection, and we’ve seen people on TikTok laughing together, entertaining us, starting cultural phenomenons, and teaching us new things,” said Vanessa Pappas about 2021.

To show what made 2021 so special, TikTok ranked its more exciting 2021 videos in a few categories — check them out below.