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TikTok removes #autismchallenge from platform amid backlash

In the challenge, users move and make facial expressions that appear to mock individuals with disabilities.

Source: TikTok removes #autismchallenge from platform amid backlash

The latest challenge to gain attention on the popular TikTok app is drawing anger and frustration from the autism community and beyond.

Videos marked with the hashtag #autismchallenge gained attention earlier this month as individuals with autism and their families began seeing the clips and expressing outrage on social media. In the videos, background music plays while TikTok users move and make facial expressions that appear to be mocking individuals with disabilities.


By Eve Reiland

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