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Tik Tok and how it can impact young people

Nov 9, 2023 08:59 By Shannonside News
Tik Tok and how it can impact young people
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Amnesty International is warning that Tik Tok is promoting videos that can lead teenagers to engaging in dangerous behaviours.

Two new reports from the NGO showed that after 5 to 6 hours on the platform, almost 1 in 2 videos were mental health-related and potentially harmful.

They found that the business model is "inherently abusive" and puts users engagement ahead of their health and wellbeing.

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Zahra Asif, a campaigner for Children and Young People's Digital Rights at Amnesty International, brought Daniel Considine through the report:

 

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