PBS NewsHour

Viral TikTok challenge encourages kids to steal from school

Clip: 10/25/2021 | 3m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

Just last month, a viral theme on the social media platform TikTok led to widespread damage in schools across the country. Known as the "devious licks" challenge, it encouraged students to record themselves stealing or vandalizing school property, then posting the video online. Our Student Reporting Labs network asked young people and school staff about its effects on school communities.

Aired: 10/25/21

Rating: NR

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