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The app has banned videos of people attempting the risky trend, citing safety concerns,
“TikTok prohibits content that promotes or glorifies dangerous acts, and we remove videos and redirect searches to our Community Guidelines to discourage such content. We encourage everyone to exercise caution in their behavior whether online or off,” the company said in a statement.
A search for #milkcratechallenge on TikTok on Friday brought up a “No results found” page and the following sentence: “This phrase may be associated with behavior or content that violates our guidelines. Promoting a safe and positive experience is TikTok’s top priority.”
For those who’ve been living under a rock ― or crate ― the past few weeks, people make a milk crate pyramid and attempt to walk on it successfully to complete the so-called challenge.
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He also stressed that the nation’s emergency rooms are already overcrowded due to the ongoing pandemic, and the challenge “puts unnecessary additional stress on our health system and health care providers.”
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