First-Known TikTok Mob Attack Led By Middle Schoolers Tormenting Teachers

Summary:

  1. Middle schoolers in a Philadelphia suburb launched a TikTok harassment campaign, creating fake accounts impersonating teachers with offensive content.
  2. The campaign involved around 22 fake accounts, with hundreds of students participating and some reporting the misconduct.
  3. The school responded with brief suspensions and an assembly on cyberbullying, but legal actions were limited due to free speech protections.

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