Detective Rich Wistocki: What you should know about viral TikTok challenges that have parents and schools on alert

Anna Davlantes

Indian mobile users browses through the Chinese owned video-sharing ‘Tik Tok’ app on a smartphones in Amritsar on June 30, 2020. – TikTok on June 30 denied sharing information on Indian users with the Chinese government, after New Delhi banned the wildly popular app citing national security and privacy concerns.
“TikTok continues to comply with all data privacy and security requirements under Indian law and have not shared any information of our users in India with any foreign government, including the Chinese Government,” said the company, which is owned by China’s ByteDance. (Photo by NARINDER NANU / AFP) (Photo by NARINDER NANU/AFP via Getty Images)

Child crime expert Detective Richard Wistocki joins Anna to talk about what parents and schools should know about school TikTok Challenges that include “Smack a staff member,” “Kiss your friend’s girlfriend at school,” and “Vandalize school bathrooms.”

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Anna Davlantes
Weekdays 1-4pm AnnaDavlantes

Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)

Popular