Social Media Victims Law Center Blog

Attorney Laura Marquez-Garrett Discusses How the Revised Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) Better Protects LGBTQ+ Youth

September 11, 2023
In response to feedback and concerns, KOSA’s co-authors met with LGBTQ+ organizations and communities and listened – as reflected in the changes they made
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Criticism of Meta’s New Safety Features

August 9, 2023
Meta Platforms, the parent company of Instagram and Facebook, has come under fire recently for putting minors at risk. For instance, internal documents recently
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Social Media Sextortion Schemes Target Teens

August 9, 2023
Warning The following blog contains topics that may be sensitive for some readers. Sextortion involving children and teens is on the rise. According to
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Instagram Promotes Accounts Sharing Child Sex Abuse Material

August 1, 2023
According to recent investigations, Instagram’s recommendation algorithms have promoted accounts sharing child sexual abuse content.
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Matt Bergman Interviewed on The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper

July 13, 2023
Attorney Matthew Bergman recently appeared on an episode of The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper, hosted by CNN anchor host Audie Cornish. The episode