The Dangers of Using TikTok

The tech website Motherboard investigated the app and found a large community of adult users on TikTok *soliciting* nude photos from kids. Some of those users even sent explicit videos to children.

-WDBJ7
TikTok Dangers

Video originally posted on TikTok...shows a student being verbally harassed...on a school bus. The videos are posted with [hurtful names as] captions.

-Fox 17 Nashville
Kids on Tik Tok

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A football player was dismissed from the team, and several more will face “serious consequences” after recording and sharing a TikTok video bullying a female classmate.

-WCPO Cincinnatti

Kids can get exposed to content darker than your average, funny TikTok video, and...are posting and watching suggestive videos, mature discussions, violence and profanity.

-Good Morning America

People of all ages use TikTok, and a lot of the videos involve lip-synching or dancing to pop hits. So, your child could come across swearing, scantily clad adults, and suggestive dancing.

-NBC News

Smart Social Founder Josh Ochs will lead you on a guided tour through the app

Why is there no pause button? What is a duet? How can I prevent strangers from watching my kid's videos?

Become a TikTok expert in a matter of minutes. Learn the popular app, and all of its dangers, so you can help protect your kids on TikTok.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How TikTok Works and How to Make it Safer for Students

    • TikTok Dangers and How to Make it Safer for Students

    • TikTok App Video Tour with Josh (For Parents) Members Video (Foul language in the app at 6 min 30 seconds)

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