‘The loneliest generation?’: TikTok and its relationship with Gen Z

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FILE – In this Sept. 28, 2020 file photo, a view of the TikTok app logo, in Tokyo. Senior managers at tech companies face up to two years in prison if they fail to comply with new British laws aimed at ensuring online safety for internet users, the U.K. government said Thursday as it unveiled the draft legislation in Parliament. The ambitious but controversial Online Safety Bill gives regulators wide ranging powers to crack down on digital and social media companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

By Elijah Spann