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05-12 TikTok is Sued by Family of Philly Girl, 10, Who Died During Dangerous ‘Blackout Challenge’: Lawsuit Alleges Game ‘Was Thrust in Front’ of Her by App’s ‘For You’ Page

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The family of a 10-year-old girl who choked herself to death as part of a TikTok challenge is suing the video platform for negligence and having a ‘defective design.’

Nylah Anderson of Philadelphia was found unconscious in her mom’s bedroom closet on December 7.

She hung herself from a purse strap after seeing videos related to the ‘blackout challenge’ on the app’s ‘For You’ page, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Pennsylvania.

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lynnswarriors05-12 TikTok is Sued by Family of Philly Girl, 10, Who Died During Dangerous ‘Blackout Challenge’: Lawsuit Alleges Game ‘Was Thrust in Front’ of Her by App’s ‘For You’ Page