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TikTok Ads: #LifebuoyKarona Hashtag Challenge Gains 20B Views in India

Shilpa Shetty joins the #LifebuoyKarona Hashtag Challenge on TikTok | Photo credit: www.tiktok.com

Soap brand Lifebuoy is reminding people to ‘wash your hands like a boss’ on social media with the TikTok hashtag challenge #LifeBuoyKarona in India.

Amid the current COVID-19 situation across the world, many brands strive to make good personal hygiene more viral than ever through social media. This opportunity enabled the soap brand to extend its handwashing campaign in India to TikTok to reach out to the app’s millions of active online users.

Archive of all #LifebuoyKarona hashtag videos on TikTok | Photo credit: www.tiktok.com

Lifebuoy: ‘Spread the word, not germs’

Many Indians have joined the TikTok #LifebuoyKarona hashtag challenge including celebrities and social media personalities. This allowed an incredible online viewership growth from 5.3 billion to a staggering 20.1 billion views in less than a week.

Famed Indian stars like Celebrity Big Brother winner Shilpa Shetty and Indian rapper Badshah showed their support for the #LifebuoyKarona campaign.

Here are their short TikTok hashtag videos in case you missed it:

@theshilpashetty

Wash karo hands like a BOSS, Challenge karne waalo ko mera applause ??##LifebuoyKarona @Lifebuoy_India@shamitashettyofficial @therajkundra

♬ Lifebuoy Karona – Lifebuoy

@badshah

Wash karo hands like a boss, Challenge karne waalo ko mera applause ##LifebuoyKarona @Lifebuoy_India

♬ Lifebuoy Karona – Lifebuoy

TikTok influencers Riyaz, Awez Darbar, Gima Ashi, Vishal Pandey, and Faiz Baloch also shared short-form videos to participate in the handwashing challenge.

Watch the TikTok influencer videos here:

@riyaz.14

Wash your hands like a boss fast,bimari then won’t last!#li#febuoykarona @lifebuoy_india @rizaafreen_17 @imransabunwala_cr7 @mr.raghav25

♬ Lifebuoy Karona – Lifebuoy

@awezdarbar

Boss bano, handwashing steps follow karo ##lifebuoykarona @lifebuoy_india @vijendrabyou @zaidfdarbar @khan_sultan ?

♬ Lifebuoy Karona – Lifebuoy

@gima_ashi

The power of cure is in your hands. Follow the steps and wash your hands like a boss! ##lifebuoykarona @lifebuoy_india @mrmayankm@deepty13@achchusingh

♬ Lifebuoy Karona – Lifebuoy

@vishalpandey_21

Follow the steps and wash your hands like a boss, 20 seconds is all it takes!##lifebuoykarona @lifebuoy_india @sameeksha_sud @daverushi_14 @adnankhan9

♬ Lifebuoy Karona – Lifebuoy

@faizbaloch_0725

Lifebuoy me Saath haath dhona, fir hi khana! ##lifebuoykarona @lifebuoy_india @shifuians_27 @saddu07dz_ @mr_sohu ##LifebuoyKarona

♬ Lifebuoy Karona – Lifebuoy

Help ‘Make the Good Habit of Handwashing Viral’ with TikTok

To join the hashtag challenge, TikTok users must create a video demonstrating proper handwashing to the tune of the #LifebuoyKarona song.


Indian TikTok influencer Sunny Chopra in a #LifebuoyKarona hashtag video | Photo credit: www.tiktok.com

Additionally, the campaign invites TikTok users to ‘make the good habit of handwashing viral’ by tagging 3 friends when posting the hashtag video.


More #LifebuoyKarona hashtag videos by Indian TikTok influencers | Photo credit: www.tiktok.com

▶  Join the #LifebuoyKarona challenge! Download the TikTok app here.

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