TikToker Molly Martin (@molly_martin33) shared live footage from a campus camera that showed her significant other and another woman grabbing food together at Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers. Martin later clarified that the video was a “joke” – but not before the clip sparked debate in the comments.
In the video, a security camera man and woman stand next to each other and order food at a food court. She captioned the video, “When he says he’s going to dinner but acts distant then you check the live cameras and watch him buy another Cane girl.”
Molly attends the University of Mississippi at Oxford, which has an internal website that shows camera footage on campus.
This system overlooks the entire campus and can be accessed by searching the website on Google. A camera is specifically named “Raising Cane’s” and points directly at the Raising Cane’s in a college food court.
Some commentators were familiar with the camera.
One user said: “Brother got caught on Cane’s cam lol.” Another commented: “Another man lost to Cane’s camera.”
Some users in the comments were invested in the act, while others had no idea this security system was a real thing.
“Shawty,” one user commented. “I didn’t need to know that information.” Another wrote: “Literally tell me they have this for other unis [universities].
After so much hype, Molly revealed it was just a “joke” in the comments section, but she didn’t elaborate on who the people in the video were or if they were related to each other. others.
The Daily Dot reached out to Molly via direct message on TikTok and the University of Mississippi via email.
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*First published: February 1, 2022, 11:46 p.m. CST
Linda Hamilton is a general reporting intern for the Daily Dot and a journalism major at the University of Texas at Austin. She has contributed to ORANGE magazine and Texas Student Television’s Good Morning Texas segments.