Facebook exec will testify at Senate hearing after report finds Instagram harms teen mental health

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2021
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Facebook agreed to send Antigone Davis, global head of safety, to testify before the Senate Commerce subcommittee on consumer protection on Sept. 30, a Facebook spokesperson confirmed to CNBC.

The Washington Post reported the news earlier on Thursday.

The hearing comes after The Wall Street Journal published a series of reports detailing internal discussions at Facebook, based on documents it obtained. One of the articles that sparked anger among lawmakers revealed that Facebook conducted research showing its Instagram app had a negative impact on many teenage girls’ mental health, despite testimony from top executives in...

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