VIDEO: 'U.S. states sue Meta, Instagram over kids' mental health crisis, including depression, anxiety, insomnia' - Reuters

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Reuters reports on teen and children's mental health concerns connected to facebook, instagram and other social media. A majority of U.S. states are bringing related civil suits.

"... In a [civil legal] complaint filed .. Tuesday, ... attorneys general of 33 states including California and New York ... [sued Facebook parent Meta Platforms and its Instagram unit, saying] Meta ... repeatedly misled the public about the dangers of its platforms, and knowingly induced young children and teenagers into addictive and compulsive social media use. [Eight additional states and the District of Columbia were filing similar legal actions.] ... [T]he states said research has associated children's use of Meta's social media platforms with 'depression, anxiety, insomnia, interference with education and daily life, and many other negative outcomes.' ..."

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Key Words: Social Media, Lawsuits, Civil Legal Actions, Meta Platforms, Facebook, Instagram, Children, Teens, Child Protection, Internet Addiction

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