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.
The CEOs of five major social media platforms will testify before Congress about protecting children online today. https://t.co/xxhiZl968q
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 31, 2024
CEOs from some of the world’s largest social networks, including Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg and X’s Linda Yaccarino, will face questions in the Senate this week about how they’re protecting kids online https://t.co/Oqqqufqn43
— Bloomberg Technology (@technology) January 30, 2024