Students are damaging or stealing objects from their schools, especially from the bathrooms of schools; for that reasons, school officials and police relate this situation with a famous TikTok #trend presented Tiktok School Bathroom Challenge.
According to the administration of schools and police authorities, this damage is being blamed on a TikTok famous trend. Because videos of this destruction were posted on Tiktok along with the hashtag #deviouslick or #deviouslicks. According to reports, students are trashing or stealing school property in order to gain attention on social media(TikTok).
Similar Cases Reported in Multiple States of US
- Across the US, there have been multiple reports according to them, mostly accusing them of either soap dispenser stealing or broken sinks in Florida.
- Another report says that most students purposefully blocked up toilets and mirrors, as well as soap dispensers ripped from walls in California.
- All over the bathroom were stained with red food color in Arkansas. Also students from there has stolen the belongings of teachers.
- Another report filed against destruction of roof tiles and divider walls in Tennessee.
- According to Aubrey President, administrative head of communications in a School named North East Independent in San Antonio, Texas, schools in the district have suffered identical damages in their school washrooms as well.
Elimination of Tiktok School Bathroom Challenge
Due to attempting this viral Tiktok school bathroom challenge, many Students have already been caught up in criminal proceedings and subjected to disciplinary actions at school as well. That’s why TikTok has announced that they are going to eliminate hashtagged content. Also, switch search suggestions Tik Tok school bathroom challenge to community standards.
A TikTok representative has stated, “We expect our community to be secure and develop professionally. And we do not support content that encourages or promotes criminal activity.”
Despite this, NPR was able to locate school-trashing videos by altering the wordings. Someone was carrying a bottle of crimpson and spotted pouring this all over a toilet—moreover, the wall of a bathroom stall in one video.
Reaction of People on Tiktok School Bathroom Challenge
According to @Jacqueline Nesi
Teenagers are more inclined than others to participate in harmful actions seeking social acceptability
Tiktok really went from buss it challenges to stealing school sinks and toilets?