Capitol Bracing for Social Media Showdown

Under amendments made public June 30, only public prosecutors, such as the state attorney general and county district attorneys, would have the power to bring civil lawsuits against social media giants for deploying designs or features they know will addict kids.

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Gone in Minutes, Out for Hours: Global Outage Shakes Facebook

When‌ ‌apps‌ ‌used‌ ‌by‌ ‌billions‌ ‌of‌ ‌people‌ ‌worldwide‌ ‌blinked‌ ‌out,‌ ‌lives‌ ‌were‌ ‌disrupted,‌ ‌businesses‌ ‌were‌ ‌cut‌ ‌off‌ ‌from‌ ‌customers‌ ‌—‌ ‌and‌ ‌some‌ ‌Facebook‌ ‌employees‌ ‌were‌ ‌locked‌ ‌out‌ ‌of‌ ‌their‌ ‌offices.‌ ‌Facebook’s‌ ‌internal‌ ‌communications‌ ‌platform,‌ ‌Workplace,‌ ‌was‌ ‌also‌ ‌taken‌ ‌out,‌ ‌leaving‌ ‌most‌ ‌employees‌ ‌unable‌ ‌to‌ ‌do‌ ‌their‌ ‌jobs.‌ ‌ ‌

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How Teens View Social Media, Privacy

According to the May 2013 Pew Research Center report, “Teens, Social Media, and Privacy,” teens are changing their habits when it comes to choosing social media and how much information they make public. Parents be advised.

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