Grazie responded to a recent Wall Street Journal report about Tik Tok and its damaging effects on teenagers in an article for the New York Post.

“Parents buying the supercomputers tucked into kids’ back pockets everywhere are ultimately responsible for the damage highly addictive apps inflict. Too many mothers and fathers feel helpless before their child’s deep need to belong, cowed by the cry, “But all my friends have TikTok!””

“Let your growing knowledge stoke your protective instincts,” she wrote. “Our young people, who have had a phone or iPad as a babysitter since toddlerhood, are being offered up as sacrificial victims to corporate gods who care only about clicks and cash. We parents must learn to say ‘No.’”