Tik Tok app raises concerns for young users

by: Diane Lee, WBTW

(WSPA) – This app may be something most parents have never heard of, but for kids as young as third grade, TikTok is quickly becoming a favorite.

And internet security experts warn the app is not appropriate for anyone under 16.

TikTok is one of the world’s most downloaded apps. The app features short videos generated by its 500 millions users with special effect filters and stickers.

Rick Floyd, an Information Security specialist with the Greenville County School District talks to kids and parents about online dangers, and while he never informs students of new apps, he grew concerned this past month when young kids told him they had Tik Tok on their phones.

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