Facebook grilled over mental-health impact on kids

Posted on AllSides September 30th, 2021
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Facebook has defended the impact of its products, saying Instagram has "affirmatively helped" young people.

Its global head of safety, Antigone Davis, testified to the US Senate, about child protection.

It comes after a leak exposed how Instagram's own research had found the platform could harm children’s well-being.

Previously, Instagram boss Adam Mosseri said the app's effects on teenagers' mental health were "quite small".

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