TikTok 'saves woman's life' after strange message found outside home

Yahoo News Staff
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A woman claims her TikTok followers “saved her life” after she found a message written in snow outside her home.

Jade Jules, 27, from Newfoundland in Canada, took to the social media app on January 12 to ask viewers what the symbols meant after noticing the writing while taking out her garbage.

“This on the top of my garbage bucket,” she says in the video.

Jade Jules, 27, is pictured with a garbage bin with '1F' written on it in snow outside her house in Canada.
Jade Jules, 27, has moved out of her home after finding this message scrawled in snow on her bin (left). Source: TikTok/ bby.jade__

“What the f*** does that mean?”

The message written in snow reads: “1F”.

People on TikTok respond with disturbing theory

While Ms Jules couldn’t figure it out a number of her TikTok followers floated a theory.

“You’re being watched,” one woman wrote.

Viewers believed the “1F” might be a way of indicating “one female” lived in Ms Jules’s abode and several demanded she call the police.

“They are telling people who are supposed to rob you or whatever that you live alone,” another woman wrote.

Others reacted in horror.

“I’m a man and this scared me,” one man wrote.

‘I’m thankful’: Woman moves in with mum

While it’s not exactly clear if she has been targeted by criminals, Ms Jules said in a separate TikTok video police wiped the message off her bin and told her to “stay safe”.

She told the Metro she’s since moved in with her mum.

“I thought people on TikTok would know and help me, which they did. I’m very thankful for everyone who helped me,” she told the paper.

“My followers definitely saved my life... I had zero clue on what it meant.”

Ms Jules has now installed surveillance equipment at her how and is planning to move back into it with her mum.

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