TikTok exposed minors to hundreds of explicit videos featuring sexual content and drugs

(Christian Post) The social media platform TikTok is exposing minors to countless videos that feature adult content involving sexual acts and drug usage through search algorithms, according to an investigation by The Wall Street Journal.

In a report titled “How TikTok Serves Up Sex and Drug Videos to Minors” published Wednesday, reporters noted that the newspaper created bot accounts disguised as users between the ages 13 to 15 to gauge what kind of content children are being exposed to on the platform.

These bot accounts quickly found themselves being guided to hundreds of videos that feature adult content, including drug use and sexual roleplay.  (Read More)