Senator Pushes Bill To Curb 'Exploitative And Addictive' Social Media Practices

Posted on AllSides August 14th, 2019
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A new legislative proposal by Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., would ban elements of social media he views as addictive.

As Americans are spending more and more time glued to social media apps like Instagram, Facebook and YouTube, concerns with technological addiction are merging with rising political anger against Big Tech.

And it's leading to some out-of-the-box thinking.

"Their business model is increasingly exploitative in nature and I think that these are companies that are trying to evade accountability," Hawley told NPR.

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https://www.npr.org/2019/08/14/750585438/senator-pushes-bill-to-curb-exploitative-and-addictive-social-media-practices

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