The TikTok Effect

What connects amateur sleuths turning up to crime scenes, anti-social behavior in schools and French riots? The answer, according to this fascinating investigative documentary, is they’re all examples of a TikTok ‘frenzy’, where harmful activity on the social media platform spills out into the real world. Users, victims and former employees discuss this concerning, potentially life-threatening phenomenon.

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