TikTok's algorithm pushes vulnerable kids toward risky content and risky behaviours, from eating disorders to self-harm.
Another week, another worry. The clock always seems to be ticking for TikTok, the world’s most popular video-sharing app for today’s kids.
It’s the biggest online phenomenon of the year - possibly of any year. It’s also been plagued with controversy over explicit content and privacy issues.
Better four years too late than never, right?
The debate about TikTok is a reminder to be vigilant about the data we share with any app.
Go on, admit it. Your ‘underage’ child has a social media account.
“TikTok can’t be fixed. Its problems lie in its very conception and the culture behind it. My advice is to avoid it like the plague. Don’t say you weren’t warned.”
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