RCTA is the new viral thing on TikTok that has gotten everyone’s attention lately. While there’s a lot of acronym trends on TikTok. It’s not exactly a trend that’s as popular as RCTA. However, it’s all the rage on the app. But what does the acronym RCTA mean on TikTok?
Read on to learn more about RCTA’s popularity on TikTok.
RCTA is the new virus on TikTok
TikTok has been experiencing various trends and challenges on the app. While it can be a dance, it can also be a song that wins everyone’s hearts. There are even viral glitches and acronyms on TikTok. Well, something similar has gone viral on TikTok recently.
Apparently there are RCTA (“race changed to another”) people on tiktok, I can’t tell if people are serious…
Due to bullying/trauma, people are “changing” race to East Asian 💀😭
— Elsie 🍞 Johnnys memelord (@MisterBooper) November 21, 2022
This is an acronym called RCTA. RCTA is very popular on TikTok, with over 5 million views on the app to date. However, many people don’t know what the acronym stands for or why it’s become such a hit on TikTok.
What does RCTA mean on TikTok?
One of the users, @kyamewa, has explained the term RCTA on TikTok. Because it stands for Race Change To Another. What it’s trying to convey, however, is the transition to another race. Also, many people dislike RCTA.
@d0llivez Interpreting RCTAs #MessFreeHero #GenshinTeleport #rctaz #fypshi #Japanese ♬ Melting bitterness – sato moka
Today, it’s seen as something that tries to communicate a person’s change or transition to a South Asian race. This is mostly due to the growing popularity of Hallyu, K-dramas, and the like these days. So people have mixed reactions to it.
@minaryeon Sorry, I’m not good at explaining 😀 #minaryeon #fyp #explode #For you #viral ♬ I like you – ༺ʚ♥︎ɞ༻
Users react to RCTA going viral on TikTok
For all those who don’t know the term RCTA and what it means. There was no reaction from them, but many users have been critical of the acronym and its popularity on TikTok. In fact, some users found it disrespectful and racist, too.
This “rcta” is invalid, never will be, and I hope you know it’s racist and disrespectful. Trauma cannot be an excuse for racism, learn to love your culture, you don’t need to “be” someone else’s culture to be accepted. pic.twitter.com/R7erEXS2JE
—ひな (@V0X4044) November 18, 2022
Because users don’t like the fact of transition represented by RCTA. This got users to criticize the whole thing that went viral on TikTok. Several memes have also gone viral for criticizing the whole concept of RCTA.