A video of a man killing himself has surfaced on Tik Tok Sunday night and has been shared, modified and viewed on the platform over and over.
If you know TikTok, you know that most users on the video sharing app are fairly young, with 32% being between the ages of 10-19. It is thus of the utmost importance to make sure you speak to your children about this video. The video extremely violent and traumatic. PLEASE TURN OFF AUTOPLAY.
Reports that the video has been modified to start with cute cats or dogs, then cut to the gruesome content have been received. Please make sure your children know what the man looks like so they can close that video immediately and bring it to you if they encounter it. You can report the video from your child’s account if you see it.
Talk to your children now!
If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call the Canada Suicide Prevention Service at 1-833-456-4566 (24/7) or text 45645 (4 PM – 12 AM ET).