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At its core, the explosively popular short-form video app TikTok is a platform built on trends: Different dances, songs and transformation challenges come and go, with seemingly little rhyme or reason to their popularity. But over the course of quarantine, TikTok’s mysterious algorithm has become a champion of something much more permanent by pushing all-female bands to the forefront of the platforms’ “For You” page.