Thirteen-year-old social media minimum age should be raised, health officials say

Posted on AllSides February 14th, 2023
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There’s a renewed interest in Congress for passing restrictions on social media access for teenagers after Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s call for government limits beyond the current industry standard of 13 years old.

“None of this is out of our control. When we had dangerous vehicles on the road, we passed laws to make those vehicles less dangerous,” he told CNN in a recent interview. “Thirteen is too early,” said Murthy, surgeon general in the Biden administration after holding the same position for a bit over two years during the presidency of Barack Obama, who nominated...

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