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 […]
Senate hearing exposes Instagram’s safety flaws, highlighting real risks for children. Arturo Bejar’s testimony reveals urgent need for parental vigilance.
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.
Meta Platforms, the parent company of Instagram and Facebook, has come under fire recently for putting minors at risk. For instance, internal documents recently surfaced showing that Instagram knew its algorithms made girls feel worse about their bodies, yet it continued to promote diet culture.
According to recent investigations, Instagram’s recommendation algorithms have promoted accounts sharing child sexual abuse content.