What is Shook Filter? How to Get it on TikTok and Instagram

Were you fascinated by the ‘Crying’ filter that spread like a wildfire across social media platforms? They are here to give us a new perspective on the way we see people. Now the Shook filter is the talk of the town. Find out what it is, and how to get it on TikTok and Instagram.

We live in a world of virtual realities, what is in the digital gadgets and on the illuminated screens seems closer to our imagination than what we could actually see in the real world around us. Take the example of filters on social media applications.

Every other platform is in a race to bring something interesting and amazing for you in this category every other day. This is why there are new filters popping up that make us able to take a look at our friends and family and even our pets from a different lens.

So if you have gotten tired of all the on-the-market filters it is time to check something that is new and soon will be trending all over the internet. From the crying lens to the Shook filter, the trend has seen a reverse, the frown is now turned upward.

It is time for you to aim your mobile phone or tablet at your family members or your mischievous friend of yours and avenge the laughing stock they made out of you with the other stuff before.

Image of Shook Filter

What is Shook filter?

It first launched on Snapchat on May 20 the last month and it has all the ingredients to become the talk of the town in a short while. Here it gives you crazy eyes as if you are Mr. Bean’s shadow with a wide grin on your face.

Aim it at your cat or dog, or use it to give a new look to that crazy scene in your favorite movie. You can do anything and dupe your sister or dad with these plastering crazed eyes on their face. The content creators on Instagram and TikTok are already going viral with the Shook filter content on their profiles.

So, waste no more time and make your next TikTok video or that Instagram reel with this newfound crafty tool on Snapchat. So to use it on any of the platforms you must have the Snapchat app installed on your mobile phone or tablet. The rest is simple and easy to follow as it is with other filters around.

Nevertheless, in the next section, we will describe the process using which you can upload content using this lens on any of the above-mentioned social media apps.

How to get it on Tiktok?

As this filter is the propriety of Snapchat, the TikTok cannot use it directly and provide it to you. Nonetheless, there is always a way around it for the users. This means you can create content using the filter and later upload the content on your preferred social media platform.

For that, you will just have to follow the steps below.

  1. Download and install Snapchat
  2. Open the app
  3. Tap or click the smiley face icon right next to the record button
  4. Go to the bottom right and tap, ‘Explore’
  5. Now there you can see a search bar, type, ‘Shook filter’
  6. Tap the icon and it will open for you, this means you can record the video now and save it.
  7. Now you can upload the clip to TikTok from the camera roll.
How to Get it on TikTok

How to Get Shook Filter on Instagram

The process for posting the video on Instagram is the same as that on TikTok. You will have to follow the whole process as we have described for you stepwise in the section above. Once the video is complete, simply save it to your device memory.

Now open the Instagram app on your phone and go to the post section and upload the video from the smartphone gallery. Here you can tweak the clip with color correction or change the length and tap the upload button.

Now you can see the response of your followers to your latest video. Experiment on yourself, a friend, or a family member. Even you can point it at the Television screen and see the hilarious look of your favorite actors.

Find how to use Spider Filter or Sad Face option for TikTok.


Here we brought to you all the information related to Shook Filter. Now that you know how to create content for your Instagram and TikTok using these options, it is time to test the reaction of your followers.

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