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EU Launches Formal Investigation into Facebook and Instagram over Addictive Design Aimed at Children

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2024
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The EU has initiated a formal investigation into Meta’s social media platforms, Facebook and Instagram, due to concerns over the company’s handling of child protection issues, the Commission announced on Thursday. TechCrunch reports that the European Union’s recent announcement of a formal investigation into Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook and Instagram has raised serious questions about the social media giants’ commitment to protecting minors on their platforms. The investigation, which comes under the purview of the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA), will scrutinize Meta’s compliance with the stringent regulations set forth for...

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