Girl, 16, dies taking part in TikTok’s viral ‘scarf game’ challenge

A 16-year-old girl from France died after attempting the "scarf game" challenge, a variation of TikTok's deadly "blackout challenge." The trend involves wrapping cloth around the neck to asphyxiate oneself until passing out for internet fame. This dangerous stunt has led to seizures, serious injury and even death. The "scarf game" search on TikTok yields no results, and the platform encourages users to report such content. Other countries have also seen deaths related to this trend, including Argentina and the UK. TikTok faces wrongful death lawsuits in the US due to its alleged role in promoting harmful content.

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