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Episode 71

Friday schools across the nation cancel classes over a viral threat of mass shooting on Ticktock the system found no credibility

Tiktok School Shooting Viral Threat Cancels Classes For Millions Of Children

Every day Big Tech and Mass Media make it hard to find out what is going on with the internet. The suppression of information is a danger to all of us.  Social media attempts to shape news and information by over-amplification of disinformation. 
 

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Vague and viral TikTok warning of school violence is not credible but has schools and law enforcement on high alert


A vague and viral TikTok trend warning of nationwide school violence on Friday — which authorities have dismissed as not credible — has nevertheless prompted widespread school closures, stretched law enforcement resources and put families on edge ahead of a critical holiday travel season.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/17/tech/tiktok-school-threat-december-17/index.html

TikTok school shooting threat unfounded but Chicago area districts take precautions

PARK RIDGE, Ill. (WLS) — An unfounded threat of school violence spreading on the social media app TikTok prompted several Chicago area school districts to respond Friday.


https://abc7chicago.com/tiktok-school-threat-december-17-shooting-bomb-social-media-to-schools/11351290/

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Trip Elix is an author, podcaster and video personality Over the last 30 years, he has worked as a security analyst and privately as a consultant, investigator, forensic technician, and skip tracer. He is the author of books and gives talks on security and privacy.

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