Children on Social Media and the Multistate Lawsuit Against Meta
A group of over 40 state attorneys general sued the social media company Meta, alleging that its products are addictive and contribute to the youth mental health crisis. The lawsuit comes in the midst of debates over the effects of social media on children’s mental health, safety, and general well-being. It’s also taking place as multiple states and Congress have introduced or passed legislation designed to protect children’s safety and privacy on social media.
Watch now for a panel discussion on the facts of the case, the claims against Meta, and how this lawsuit fits into the broader discussion over content moderation, privacy, children’s safety, and the responsibilities of social media platforms.