Weight loss videos on TikTok bring a danger for the development of body image issues

There is a growing prevalence of potentially harmful and dangerous tips and tricks or hacks on how to lose weight on TikTok, the social media platform designed for and accessible by young people. This spread of misinformation brings with it the extreme risk for the development of unhealthy habits and eating disorders. We spoke with Helen Bird, Education Services Manager from The Butterfly Foundation to discuss how we can better equip our young people to manage body image and information online.

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