‘Oracle just completely saved the day’: TikTok users react to looming deal – KTVZ

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As news spread that Oracle had reached an agreement to become TikTok’s partner in the United States, in a deal that could keep the app alive in the country, some TikTokers started posting celebratory videos calling the enterprise software giant the platform’s “savior.”

One TikTok creator posted a video of herself running around and screaming in excitement. In the video she says: “We’re not going anywhere! Oh my God!” Another user shared a screenshot of a news article about an impending deal, overlaying it with animated fireworks and writing: “Big breaking news! Looks like Oracle is TikTok’s savior!”

“Oracle came in clutch and just completely saved the day,” said another creator in a video. “We all thank you so much. We love you Oracle. You’re our favorite.”

But it’s a bit of an odd pairing, as Oracle is an enterprise technology company with little experience in social media. And for many Gen Z-ers — who make up a large part of TikTok’s user base — Oracle isn’t exactly a household name. Carter Kench, an 18-year-old TikTok star with 2.4 million followers, said he’d never heard of it. “I still don’t know what it …

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