Families sue TikTok over deaths of two young girls trying the viral ‘blackout challenge’

The families of two young girls who allegedly died as a result of participating in a viral challenge are suing TikTok, Charmingpro reports.


The families blame the app’s ‘dangerous’ algorithms for their children’s deaths.

The two girls, aged eight and nine, died while participating in a ‘blackout challenge’ that went viral on TikTok last year and claimed the lives of several children.

Families sue TikTok over the deaths of two young girls while participating in the viral?blackout challenge?

According to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, July 5 in Los Angeles, the ‘blackout’ challenge encouraged users to choke themselves until they passed out.

The families are seeking unspecified monetary damages and have asked for a jury trial.


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