Alternative Daily Writing Prompt – Should Tik-Tok be banned?

A logo for social media company Tik-Tok

My students love to debate using the free website called Pro/ There is a cornucopia of issues that can be debated and I thought perhaps some of us would like the opportunity to have a debate on this issue. As I tell me students, it is important to respect everyone and keep in mind that a lot of people probably don’t agree with you, which is not a bad thing. This country and democracy in general, is built on the idea that it is ok to disagree as long as you are not harming someone else, or infringing on their personal liberties. Use the Procon resource in your responses as much as possible, as questions, and try to keep it non-personal as much as possible. This leads to a positive experience for everyone.

Picture of Tik Tok Logo

The first section is the background information, then the Pro’s and Con’s get into different evidences for each side of the argument. The “Pro” side is arguing that Tik Tok should be banned in the U.S. and Europe. The “Con” side is arguing that Tik Tok should not be banned in the U.S. Let’s see if we can make this happen! Time to sound off! Tell us how you feel! – Should Tik-Tok be banned?

What are your thoughts on this?