Big Tech bill meant to protect children online has filibuster-proof majority in Senate

More than 60 senators now back major legislation that would set online protections for teenagers and…

Big Tech CEOs feel pressure in tense hearing on teenage victims of social media

Five CEOs of some of the most prominent social media companies felt pressure from lawmakers and…

Microsoft president endorses online child safety bill night before Big Tech hearing

Microsoft announced that it is endorsing bipartisan legislation intended to hold Big Tech companies accountable for…

Instagram to bar strangers from sending DMs to teenagers in response to scrutiny of Big Tech

Meta is changing its security settings so that users 18 or younger can no longer receive…

Teenagers spent an average of two hours a day on TikTok in 2023, data reveal

Data show that teenage TikTok users spent an average of two hours a day on the…

Bill proposes mental health days for students

(The Center Square) – A proposal that recently cleared the House Education Committee would consider mental…

Meta, facing regulatory pressure, to restrict teenage access to harmful content

Meta will automatically bar teenagers’ Instagram and Facebook accounts from viewing content promoting self-harm or explicit…

New Jersey weighs restrictions on minor social media use

(The Center Square) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering a proposal that would make the state…