The TIKTOK Challenge is taking the internet by storm, recreating some challenges for teens with dangerous consequences.
The Skull Breaker Challenge is a viral social media challenge that has real and detrimental effects on teens.
What is TikTok’s Skull Breaker Challenge?
The Skull Breaker Challenge on TikTok has three participants line up and jump high in the air.
Two of the ends pick up the middle person’s legs when they land and bring them down to the ground.
The challenge started in 2020, when TikTok began posting safety posts on its official website.
A post made on February 27, 2020 stated, “We don’t allow content that encourages or reproduces dangerous challenges that may lead to injury.
“In fact, this violates our community guidelines and we will continue to remove this type of content from our platform.
“No one wants their friends or family to get hurt while filming a video or attempting a stunt.
“It’s not funny. We’ll remove content like that so you don’t become famous on TikTok.”
How were people affected by this TikTok challenge?
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This dangerous challenge resulted in serious injuries.
For example, in March 2020, it was reported that two juveniles were charged with third-degree aggravated assault and third-degree victim endangerment in connection with this trend. .
The injured boy’s parents, Stacey and their 13-year-old son, Mark Schenker, spoke about his ordeal and issued a warning against a dangerous challenge circulating on social media.
Mark told Fox 29:
How do I report inappropriate content or behavior on TikTok?
Users can report specific videos, users or comments within the app.
In addition, users can prevent other users from viewing their content or sending them messages.