TikTok’s latest ban on “tricky looks” videos really shook my inner antiquity. Considering crazy things youth other I honestly thought that kids don’t lick things during a pandemic, which is both disturbing and disgusting. Luckily I was wrong, but the alternative is perhaps more disturbing: these videos are clearly show how teenagers steal things from their schools.
On WednesdayTold on TikTok Insider that he removed hashtags, blocked content and redirected searches to insidious tricks, The trend has skyrocketed in popularity this month and has included students who are reported to be stealing everything from projectors and microscopes To plastic spoons and paper towel holders… The company said this behavior violated its community guidelines.
“We expect our community to remain safe and create responsibly, and we do not allow content that promotes or facilitates criminal activity,” a TikTok spokesman said in a statement to Insider.
Although the company said it blocks content to discourage theft from schools, at the time of this blog posting we could still see tens by tens insidious licks, for example the links above.
In accordance with Urban Slang Dictionary– which was my main source for this blog – the phrase is “a successful type of theft that results in an acceptable, impressive and rewarding salary for the protagonist.”
I’m not sure how impressive or useful a “payday” can be for stealing those typical white plastic spoons that break if you just breathe the wrong way, but I think it’s internet glory. I think it’s worth it. But what do I know, I’m old.
It’s unclear how many teenagers chose to become petty criminals in the name of cunning tricks, but we can make an assumption based on the number of videos in which audio is most effective. associated with a trend that called “If I accept your valid.” During the last check, there were over 122,000 videos.
V Facebook post spotted by Insider, Director Tony Zetsche, from Florida River Ridge High School, asked parents to talk to their students about licking and remind them that they are breaking school rules and law.
“We will investigate every video, we will track and use social media footage to catch the guilty students, and we will ask law enforcement to intervene in every situation and ensure school discipline is at the highest level possible,” Zetsche said.