Yet another bizarre challenge of TikTok has troubled a young girl. TikTok Blackout Challenge is purely based on madness as young girl is lying on death bed due to it. Want to know what this challenge exactly asks the users to do? Keep reading and get to know all about this mishap.
TikTok has come up with many bizarre challenges since its launch; it has troubled lives of many. This is the reason why TikTok has faced banning and unbanning in various countries. Besides being the entertainment App, TikTok has also faced certain controversies. It is bashed many times for the quality of content being uploaded.
It is also home to wacky trends and challenges that have made serious consequences on the lives of people who follow it. Some of the dangerous challenges include skull breaking challenge, eating cereal while lying down, dropping a coin between your phone charger and the electricity supply board (It creates a huge blast), using glue to appear your upper lip larger and the recent controversy in which a young girl cut her arm.
Knowing the fact that these challenges have serious consequences people still attempt these. Due to such dangerous videos TikTok has received negative feedback many times. Every time it gets negative feedback, the TikTok authorities promise to keep check on the content that flaunts on the platform but seems like they are unable to do so.
What Is TikTok Blackout Challenge
The TikTok Blackout Challenge is an extreme suffocation test that asks the users to hold their breath for a longer period. The challenge can be completed by tightening a belt around the neck and resisting as much as possible. The challenge is also called as hanging challenge on the video sharing application.
In a recent case, a 10 year old girl has attempted the challenge and she has ended up in comma. Despite of the efforts put by doctors the little girl is in trouble. Doctors have suggested her parents for removal of her organs and parents have agreed for this. In a nutshell a bizarre challenge has troubled a precious life. Considering the scenario, TikTok has come up with the following statement,
“We are facing a tragic event and we address our most sincere condolences and thoughts of closeness to the family and friends of this child. The safety of the TikTok community is our absolute priority; we are available to the competent authorities to collaborate in their investigations”
The spokesperson further added, “While our security department has found no evidence of any content that may have encouraged such an occurrence, we continue to monitor the platform closely as part of our ongoing commitment to keep our community safe”
On 22nd December 2020, the Privacy guarantor passed an order to seize all profiles of “under 19” he further added “We do not allow any content that encourages, promotes or enhances behaviors that may be harmful. We use various tools to identify and remove any content that may violate our policies”
Why One Should Avoid TikTok Blackout Challenge
TikTok Blackout Challenge is an extremely dangerous challenge so the users should avoid taking part in it. A little girl has ended up in comma after participating in this dangerous stunt. As she tightened a belt around her neck, her parents found her and rescued her immediately but it was too late.
TikTok should keep a check on such content. Parents should also keep an eye on what their children are doing on internet. They should also try to find out that who and what is behind these death challenges which turn to sad realities in our daily lives.
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This was all about the killer TikTok Blackout Challenge that has troubled lives of many. Lastly, we would suggest the users to avoid such challenges because they might create serious consequences on your lives.