Pennsylvania.- a 10 year old girl He reportedly died last December after participating in a viral challenge on the social network, for which his mother filed a wrongful death lawsuit TIC Toc and its parent company, ByteDance.
Naila Anderson, As soon as the minor was identified, he participated in the challenge “Blackout Challenge”including users of social media Try to hold your breath until you pass out, Tavena Anderson later finds out that the girl was dead on December 7.
Immediately Anderson, took his daughter immediately At a hospital where he spent days in the pediatric intensive care unit before succumbing to his injuries on December 12, according to the lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
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In your request, Anderson’s Acoustics in TikTok And its parent company blames the platform’s algorithms for negligence and “flawed design,” a dangerous challenge to a young child, NBC News reported.
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“The Defendants’ Algorithm TIC Toc determined that the Fatal Blackout Challenge was well designed and would likely be of interest nylah anderson10 years old, and he died as a result,” he said.
In his defense and through a statement TIC Toc He said the “challenge” predates that platform and clarified that it has never been a trend on that social network.
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“We remain vigilant in our commitment to user safety and will immediately remove relevant content if found,” the company said. “Our deepest condolences to the family for their sad loss.”
10-year-old girl dies after participating in viral Tiktok challenge