TikTok shut down rumors of potential school shooting threats, saying it found no videos that promote violence at schools. Some schools around the country shut down on Friday following reports of threats on the app. Little Falls Community Schools in Minnesota shut down after the Department of Public Safety said the schools were specifically named as a target in a TikTok video, The Verge...
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