Posted on November 9, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Social good   Leave a comment on Mark Zuckerberg vetoed attempts to address teen mental health on Meta platforms, new lawsuit alleges

Mark Zuckerberg vetoed attempts to address teen mental health on Meta platforms, new lawsuit alleges

New documents show the Meta CEO rebuffed mental wellbeing proposals for years. Still embroiled in lawsuits over the company’s slow move to address its platforms’ effects on young users, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now under fire for reportedly blocking attempts to address Meta’s role in a worsening mental health crisis. According to <a href="https://edition.cnn.com/2023/11/08/tech/meta-facebook-instagram-teen-safety/index.html" rel="noopener" …

Posted on November 9, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Technology   Leave a comment on The new Meta whistleblower adds to an uneven year for online safety laws

The new Meta whistleblower adds to an uneven year for online safety laws

Arturo Bejar, a former Facebook employee and consultant for Instagram, is sworn in during a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law hearing to examine social media and the teen mental health crisis, on November 7, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington. | Stephanie Scarbrough/AP Photo Meta knows its platforms are harming children, whistleblower Arturo Béjar says. What now? There’s a new Meta whistleblower in town: Arturo Béjar, a longtime employee who came forward to the Wall Street … Continue reading “The new Meta whistleblower adds to an uneven year for online safety laws”