The social media industry has negatively affected the lives of nearly all minors since its creation, and its creators should be held responsible for the damage they have caused.
A high-profile Senate Judiciary Committee hearing was held on Wednesday in which CEOs from five of the most popular social media platforms were grilled intensely by senators and parents. Its primary intention was to pressure the CEOs into pledging their support for legislative proposals that are meant to stymie those who are attempting to use their platforms to sexually exploit children.
At one point, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg was pressured into apologizing to the rows of parents behind him for allowing his platform to be used to harm and even kill their children. And he should. All those CEOs should. The social media industry has