The Scariest TikTok Videos and Stories That Will Keep You Up at Night

Lizzy Rosenberg - Author

Oct. 19 2023, Updated 4:10 p.m. ET

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Beware! Horror enthusiasts are utilizing TikTok to share their most haunting stories, just in time for Halloween. From paranormal experiences to creepy urban legends, these stories are sure to send chills down your spine.

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Did you see what we just saw?

Maybe we've seen a few too many scary movies involving young children with a knack for speaking to ghosts, but we definitely think this dad needs to pack up his belongings and leave his apartment forever. Also, giving away that mirror may be a necessary precaution, unless he wants his toddler to stay in touch with the undead.

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OK, we're definitely checking under our beds tonight...

TikTok user @felleanimated is a talented animator who created this truly terrifying story as an ode to everyone who has ever considered living alone. After watching this video in particular, you definitely won't be falling asleep tonight... or going to bed without checking out what might be lingering underneath your bed.

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"The Story of the Blind Woman Who Could See Ghosts"

If Paranormal Activity scared you beyond belief, this several-part series will definitely blow your mind. TikTok user @austinvro tells the story of a visually impaired woman who lives with her father in a creepy old house. To her father's dismay, she starts speaking to ghosts, and after a medical incident, she finds out from paramedics that her father has been dead for the last six years. *Cue spooky ghost sounds.*

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In case you needed another reason to listen to your parents...

TikTok user @icutyolawnduhh is also a talented makeup guru with an affinity for telling scary stories, and in the one above, she tells the story of a father-son duo who works at a gas station together. The son is approached by a woman who asks for a ride, and the dad tells him not to do so because he has a bad feeling. A year later, the woman was on the news because she was apparently a serial killer guilty for murdering several men.

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Beware of the neighbor!

TikTok user @heartstartspounding shares a story of a woman who rented out an Airbnb outside of Detroit as her job had sent her to the area. Little did she know that her neighbor would be watching her every move.

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Who is the Dolphin Man?

This video of the alleged Dolphin Man screaming has been scaring people for years. Who is he and why is he screaming? We need answers.

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There are so many next-level storytellers on TikTok, so if you're looking to get spooked this season, we highly recommend following any and all of them. Sleep tight!

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