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Maine among states suing Meta over harmful effects on children

Posted on AllSides October 24th, 2023
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Dozens of U.S. states, including Maine, are suing Meta Platforms Inc. for harming young people and contributing to the youth mental health crisis by knowingly and deliberately designing features on Instagram and Facebook that addict children to its platforms. A lawsuit filed by 33 states in federal court in California, claims that Meta routinely collects data on children under 13 without their parents’ consent, in violation of federal law. In addition, nine attorneys general are filing lawsuits in their respective states, bringing the total number of states taking action to...

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https://bangordailynews.com/2023/10/24/news/nation/maine-suing-meta-claiming-addict-children-harm-mental-health

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