Matthew Bergman

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Social Media Addiction Lawsuits Continue in California Courts

Hundreds of families and school districts in California have filed social media lawsuits against Meta, TikTok, Snap, and Google on behalf of children who were harmed after extensively using the platforms. A growing body of scientific evidence confirms that rampant problematic social media use is largely responsible for the unprecedented mental health crisis in today’s […]

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Former Facebook Engineer, Arturo Bejar, Set to Testify at Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Child Safety

A second whistleblower has come forward and is set to testify to congress on November 7th alleging that Meta’s platforms chose to maximize profits with complete disregard to protect children and teen users.

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School Districts Sue Social Media Companies Over Teen Mental Health Crisis

Rising rates of depression, anxiety, and self-harm have raised concerns about social media’s effects on children and adolescents. Harassment and inappropriate content threaten students’ physical and emotional well-being. School districts suing social media companies seek justice and accountability on their students’ behalf. Likewise, the Social Media Victims Law Center supports victims who suffer from social

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Mindless Sharing on Social Media: What is It and Why is it Dangerous?

Mindless sharing and scrolling on social media are common occurrences across all demographics. While seemingly benign, these habits can lead to mental health issues. Unfortunately, social media platforms perpetuate ongoing mindless sharing to get users stuck in an endless cycle that may seem impossible to break. At Social Media Victims Law Center, we provide access

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Matt Bergman Interviewed on The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper

Attorney Matthew Bergman recently appeared on an episode of The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper, hosted by CNN anchor host Audie Cornish. The episode documents the hardships of families whose children have been negatively impacted by social media and the ongoing fight in Washington to ensure the safety of children and teens online. You can

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