By Mackenzie Campbell | UConn Journalism
On a sunny afternoon at the University of Connecticut, students hunkered down with their laptops and books at the Homer Babbidge Library. In the library’s Bookworm Cafe, many students were on their phones, ignoring their work. Focused intently on his laptop among them was Ohm Ghutadaria, a junior majoring in neurobiology, who recently deleted TikTok from his phone. Ghutadaria is one of many students who have noticed TikTok’s effect on their daily life.