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New York Pushes to Regulate ‘Addictive’ Social Media Feeds for Children

Posted on AllSides June 5th, 2024
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‘Platforms have become media machines—collecting data on users and curating addictive algorithmic feeds,’ said Gov. Kathy Hochul. With little time remaining before this year’s legislative session ends, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is pushing for a legislative package aimed at reducing “addictive” social media use among children and teenagers. The Democrat governor has been advocating for the pair of legislations since October and has accused the algorithm-driven social media feeds of addicting young users and damaging their mental health. If the final drafts passed before the Legislature goes into recess...

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