Those videos about a foot fetish site going viral on TikTok? A lot of them are sponcon
Videos about the photo-selling website FeetFinder have popped up across TikTok in recent weeks, with many creators on the platform claiming they have made
Videos about the photo-selling website FeetFinder have popped up across TikTok in recent weeks, with many creators on the platform claiming they have made thousands of dollars by simply uploading pictures of their feet.
But a handful of creators are now revealing that the videos praising FeetFinder were actually sponsored by the fetish site.
“Why did I just make like $70 on this thing called FeetFinder?” Andy, a creator known as andierhoe said in a video posted on May 24. “If you have cute feet, put them on FeetFinder. FeetFinder’s where it’s at, because you’re getting paid for your feet.”
Five days later, Andy said that the post was sponsored, commenting #ad on the video. He didn't respond to request for comment.
The influx of videos promoting FeetFinder — and the posts questioning the videos that followed — has revealed the potential dangers of creators posting undisclosed sponsored content on TikTok. Some creators expressed concern that the ads misrepresented the reality of online sex work, and that the young audiences of those who promoted FeetFinder would be persuaded to pursue it without considering the risks involved.