The Heat: Social Media Controversy

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The executives of the largest social media platforms were questioned in the U.S. Congress about the lack of safety for young people online. Parents claim that the unchecked content has led to child exploitation and even suicide.

Is social media harmful to mental health? Joining the discussion:

  • Jay Wolfson is a professor of Public Health at the University of South Florida.
  • Sahar Khamis is an associate professor at the Communications Department at the University of Maryland.
  • Daniel Castro is vice president of Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. 
  • Ray Wang is the principal analyst and founder of Constellation Research.