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In Congress, a bipartisan push to provide new protections for kids on social media

BY: - November 7, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. senators at a Tuesday hearing pushed for bipartisan legislation to protect children online. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law heard testimony from whistleblower Arturo Bejar, who served as Facebook’s director of engineering for protect and care from 2009 to 2015. Committee members discussed paths forward for holding […]

WA and 40 other states sue Meta, alleging Instagram and Facebook harm kids

BY: - October 24, 2023

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is joining a bipartisan multi-state lawsuit against Facebook and Instagram’s parent company Meta, alleging the tech giant has knowingly included features in its social media apps that are harmful to children’s health. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, argues that Meta […]