The Social Media Victims Law Center

Legal Advocates For Victims of Social Media

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LEADERS IN SOCIAL MEDIA LITIGATION

The Social Media Victims Law Center (SMVLC) works to hold social media companies legally accountable for the harm they inflict on vulnerable users. SMVLC seeks to apply principles of product liability to force social media companies to elevate consumer safety to the forefront of their economic analysis and design safer platforms that protect users from foreseeable harm.

ACTIVE SOCIAL MEDIA LAWSUITS

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SOCIAL MEDIA VICTIMS LAW CENTER IN THE NEWS

How dark web hate groups groom kids for offline violence - The Fifth Estate

Matthew Bergman weighs in on how the law needs to adapt to hold social media platforms such as Discord and other social media platforms accountable for facilitating the spread of violence online, which translates into violent acts in real life.

SMVLC Announcements & Press Releases

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Biden Signs a Bill that May Ban TikTok in the United States

Social Media Platforms Built for Adults Not Inherently Suitable for Youth, Study Reveals

New York First State to Declare Social Media a Public Health Hazard

What Is SB 976? California’s Landmark Social Media Addiction Bill

Social Media Addiction Lawsuits Continue in California Courts

Social media helped radicalize Tops mass shooter, lawyers seek to hold platforms accountable

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

Part of our mission is to educate parents and caregivers about the dangers of social media. Visit our resources for parents section for guides to each social media platform, how-to guides with helpful information on recognizing warning signs of harm, a social media addiction quiz, and other educational resources.