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EU regulators launch probe into Facebook parent Meta over child safety

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2024
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The European Commission announced Thursday it was opening an investigation into U.S. social media giant Meta over potential violations of the 27-nation bloc’s online child safety regulations. The commission said Thursday it decided to go ahead with the investigation over concerns that Meta was not adequately addressing child safety on its platforms Facebook and Instagram. Under the EU’s Digital Services Act, platforms must rigorously police illegal or potentially harmful content or risk heavy fines. “The Commission is concerned that the systems of both Facebook and Instagram, including their algorithms, may...

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