If you’re an internet user, you must have encountered the ‘Ice-cream so good’ NPC TikTok craze. But who or what is behind it?
TikTok is full of strange trends. Some are peculiar but fun, and others make you wonder about the world’s current state. The NPC TikTok trend is somewhere in between.
The ‘Ice-cream so good’ NPC TikTok videos went viral when Twitter users started reacting to them. Some found them funny, while others couldn’t fathom their appeal.
Before we discuss the origin of ‘Ice-cream so good’ on TikTok, let us discuss the NPC trend.
What is the NPC TikTok trend
NPC is an acronym for a non-playable character. It is a video-game-related term used to refer to background characters. In the NPC trend, people go live on TikTok while trying to mimic the gestures of non-playable characters. They do this in exchange for online tokens and real money.
This video shows some of the specific things that TikTok NPCs do.
Many people don’t mind joining the NPC trend on TikTok for its financial benefits.
Meanwhile, others aren’t so enthusiastic about impersonating NPCs.
The NPC trend is popular and lucrative, so much so that even celebrities are participating. In this live TikTok, popular rapper Nicki Minaj tries to be an NPC.
Let’s now discuss the leading face of NPC TikTok, who started ‘Ice-cream so good.’
Who started the ‘Ice-cream so Good’ trend on TikTok?
Fedha Sinon — known popularly as Pinkydoll — is the TikTok NPC live-streamer behind the Ice-cream so good videos.
She gained popularity in July 2023 when netizens started recording her live streams and posting their reactions.
Since her rise to fame, Pinkydoll has garnered over 999,000 followers and 5.4 million likes on TikTok. She has ventured into other businesses such as fashion, music, and even porn.
She uses her original song while doing an outfit check in this video.
Although Pinkydoll didn’t start the TikTok NPC trend, she is arguably the most prominent figure behind it. Therefore, she has earned the title ‘Queen of NPC’ amongst TikTok users.
She discusses her daily earnings with the Twitch influencer Adin Ross in the video below.
What do you think about the NPC trend on TikTok? Would you join in, or is it too unusual for your taste?