TikTokers who do the '75 Hard' challenge say the intense workout routine has strengthened their bodies and minds — but it's not for everyone
On TikTok, an exercise and diet challenge focusing on mental toughness and weight loss called '75 Hard' has gone viral. Here's how it works.news.yahoo.com
Watch: Raccoon chases woman, dog into home
ORLANDO, Fla. — Video posted this week on TikTok showed an aggressive raccoon chasing a woman and her dog into their home, prompting a call to animal services to evict the animal. >> Read more trending newsNykeria Clark told WSVN that she and her Yorkshire terrier noticed the raccoon in some trees as they were out for a walk. “I was basically in like a panic mode, so at that point, I tried to find whatever I could find,” Clark told WSVN. She told WSVN that Jojo wasn’t bitten by the raccoon, but that she took him to get a rabies shot that day as a precaution. The society recommends that anyone who makes contact with a wild animal such as a raccoon seek help from their animal control agency and health department.wftv.com
‘It goes bad very quickly’: More kids being hospitalized after trying TikTok challenges, doctor says
Wheeler has treated a handful of patients at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children after stunts they tried for social media. There’s been a milk crate challenge,” Wheeler said. With students home from school this summer, Wheeler wants parents to make sure they are paying attention to what their kids are scrolling through. READ: Deputies arrest teens involved in dangerous new social media trendShe wants parents to have conversations with their kids now to keep them safe. Research and studies about the various effects of social media are ongoing.wftv.com
'Stranger Things' star Caleb McLaughlin calls Joe Keery a 'mom bro' after a video resurfaced of him defending the young actors from a sexual comment
The actor commented on a TikTok video of Joe Keery telling Finn Wolfhard to ignore a comment about his "porn name" during a 2017 Comic-Con panel.news.yahoo.com
TikTok video of 2 Asian shoppers picking green pieces off of lettuce at grocery draws criticism
Two Asian women were filmed on TikTok pulling off the outer green leaves from several heads of iceberg lettuce while shopping at a west Australian Coles store. TikToker James Longstaff, whose username is @longie69, posted a video on June 4 of the two women with a shopping cart full of loose lettuce leaves at one of the supermarket chain's locations. One woman can be seen pulling the leaves off of the iceberg lettuce while the other places them into plastic bags.news.yahoo.com
TikTok star Cooper Noriega dies at 19
TikTok In this photo illustration, the TikTok app is displayed on an Apple iPhone on August 7, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images, File)BURBANK, Calif. — Authorities confirmed that TikTok star Cooper Noriega was found dead Thursday in Burbank, according to multiple reports. “Once the tests/studies come back, the doctor evaluates the case again and makes the cause of death determination,” the spokesperson said, according to People. Noriega had more than 1.9 million followers on TikTok, where he posted humorous videos about skateboarding and fashion, according to Variety. RIP Cooper Noriega.wftv.com
Canadian TV host tells viewers who assumed she was pregnant: 'You do not comment on a woman's body'
"Breakfast Television" anchor and Toronto reporter Melanie Ng reminded viewers to never “comment on a woman’s body” after many asked if she was “expecting” due to a viral TikTok video. The Filipino-Chinese-Canadian anchor and other "Breakfast Television" reporters shared a TikTok video on Friday dancing and lip-syncing to the song “Telephone” by Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé. On Monday’s broadcast, Ng explained to co-host Devo Brown that her Instagram DMs were filled with viewers asking if she was pregnant after the video went viral.news.yahoo.com
TikToker who retired as an engineer at age 30 warns: Co-workers 'are not your friends or family'
A former software engineer has warned TikTok users that the people they work with are “not your friends” and “not your family.” Frank Niu, who worked with big-name companies like Netflix for a decade, answered a follower’s question on TikTok last week about whether being slow to trust others is helpful or harmful when developing relationships with co-workers. “The people you work with are not your friends,” said Niu, who retired from his software engineering career at the age of 30.news.yahoo.com
Texas AG strides into Twitter takeover drama to bolster Musk
Now, one state attorney general with an outsize personality and edge-skating stance nearly in the league of Elon Musk is striding into the maelstrom of Musk’s $44 billion now-tenuous bid for Twitter. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced his investigation of Twitter on Monday just hours after Musk, the billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO, accused Twitter of refusing to disclose the extent of its spam bot and fake accounts. The unexpected turn in the months-long drama of Musk and Twitter sent that company's shares down 1.5%, likely angering shareholders who had filed suit against Musk last month, accusing him of deflating the stock price. In launching his investigation, Paxton suggested that Twitter might have violated Texas' Deceptive Trade Practices Act. The Texas attorney general, who has long carved out a distinctive public persona, isn't likely to mind any criticism.wftv.com
'I no longer have monolids': Cosmetics company under fire from TikTok users over lash serum's side effects
Grande Cosmetics, a cosmetics company with headquarters in White Plains, New York, is under fire after several TikTok users claimed they suffered adverse side effects, including changes in their eyelids, from using an eyelash growth serum. Several Asian women took to TikTok in recent months to share their experience using Grande Cosmetics’ GrandeLASH-MD lash-enhancing serum. The eyelash growth serum brand is a popular topic on TikTok, with over 63 million views under the #grandelash hashtag.news.yahoo.com
Video of TikToker gagging in Asian grocery store, saying it has a 'pet store' draws backlash
A TikTok user who filmed himself inside an Asian grocery store is facing backlash after pretending to gag at different food products and referring to a live crab tank as a “pet store.” The TikTok user, @modelvsfood, begins the now-deleted video by telling viewers that they will be “shocked” if they have “never been in an Asian grocery store.” The TikTok user cuts to the seafood section and pans the camera towards the live crab and shrimp tanks.news.yahoo.com
Singaporean man terrorizes neighbors day and night for 11 years by banging on apartment walls
Residents at an apartment complex in Hougang, Singapore, are being terrorized by a neighbor who has been incessantly banging on his apartment walls for 11 years. The 41-year-old man has been reported to the police and the Housing Development Board (HDB) multiple times to no avail.news.yahoo.com
Woman’s TikTok video about her $31 Shein shoes deflating in the Las Vegas heat goes viral
A woman’s video about her deflating Shein shoes in the Las Vegas heat recently went viral on TikTok. TikToker @eacarrasco shared that the pair of Mary Jane shoes she purchased from the Chinese online retailer apparently could not handle the heat in Las Vegas.news.yahoo.com
Hawaiian restaurant in Texas sells out after TikTok about UT Austin 'kicking out' its owners goes viral
Customers flooded a Hawaiian restaurant in Austin, Texas, after a TikTok announcing its permanent closure went viral. Hawaiian BBQ and poke bowl restaurant Poke Bay will permanently close its doors after five years of business following the University of Texas at Austin’s acquisition of land on Guadalupe Street to expand the school’s campus. Restaurant owners Paul and Priscilla Song are left with no choice but to close their establishment by the end of this month.news.yahoo.com
‘My Daughter Is Gone Forever’: Pennsylvania Mom Sues TikTok After 10-Year-Old Daughter ‘Fell Victim’ to App’s ‘Black Out Challenge’
The mother of a Pennsylvania girl who died allegedly after attempting a viral challenge has filed a federal lawsuit against TikTok and its parent company […]news.yahoo.com
Pennsylvania mother sues TikTok after 10-year-old daughter’s death
TikTok: What you need to know (NCD)PHILADELPHIA — A mother has filed a lawsuit against the app TikTok after her daughter died attempting a social media challenge. >> Read more trending newsNylah Anderson died Dec. 12 after taking part in the “Blackout Challenge,” which calls for people to attempt to hold their breath until they pass out, WPVI reported. Nylah’s mother, Tawainna Anderson, found her 10-year-old in her closet and rushed her to a hospital, where she died several days later, NBC News reported. “I want to hold this company accountable,” Tawainna Anderson told KYW. ©2022 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
China used TV, TikTok stars in discreet Olympics campaign
A “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” TV star, a Paralympic swimmer and a self-described “brand king” were among the Instagram and TikTok influencers who were paid by Chinese officials for a discreet campaign that promoted the Beijing Winter Olympics, new Justice Department documents reveal.
🔓'Candling and Q-Tips’ earwax removal: DIY or no?
Are you one of those people who enjoy watching videos about cleaning out ears? Believe it or not, videos with the hashtag #earwax have amassed over 5 billion views on TikTok alone. And you may be surprised by the ways many people clean their ears. Consumer Reports’ experts put their ear to the ground to find out what the safest methods are for removing earwax.
Panel recommends policy changes after Orange deputies suspended over TikTok videos
A citizens advisory committee has recommended changes to the Orange County Sheriff’s social media policy after two deputies were suspended for posting inappropriate TikTok videos of themselves while wearing agency uniforms.
‘I wasn’t thinking:’ Second Orange County deputy suspended for TikTok videos with sexual lyrics
A second deputy with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office is being disciplined for recording TikTok videos of himself that contained questionable content while on duty and in uniform, according to an internal investigation.