Posted on November 16, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Social good   Leave a comment on Lawsuit against major social media companies moves forward

Lawsuit against major social media companies moves forward

The suit alleges that Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and other social media companies harm young users. The social media companies YouTube, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram lost a key battle this week in a nationwide lawsuit over their role in the youth mental health crisis. The suit, which represents hundreds of parents …

Posted on November 16, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Social good   Leave a comment on Parents are suing Roblox for exposing children to inappropriate content. What you need to know.

Parents are suing Roblox for exposing children to inappropriate content. What you need to know.

The group accuses Roblox of “falsely advertising” its platform to kids. Following in the footsteps of civil groups taking a legal stance against social media and tech giants, a group of families have filed a class action lawsuit against gaming platform Roblox. The lawsuit accuses the Roblox Corporation of “negligent misrepresentation and false advertising” of the …

Posted on November 16, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Technology   Leave a comment on The secrets Google spilled in court

The secrets Google spilled in court

Google’s New York City office. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images What we learned (and didn’t learn) from the big Google antitrust trial. The Google search antitrust trial is expected to wrap up by Thanksgiving. And while we’ll have to wait until next year for a verdict, there are a few things we learned over the last two months of the first big test of the limits of Big Tech’s power. The Department of Justice is accusing Google of using its monopoly … Continue reading “The secrets Google spilled in court”

Posted on November 16, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Technology   Leave a comment on The best place for product reviews is … Reddit?

The best place for product reviews is … Reddit?

Reddit is good for more than just memeing. | Tim Goode/PA Images via Getty Images The hive mind of the internet is good, for once. Do you know how many different high-quality yet affordable 4K TVs there are out there? Do you know, based on thousands of reviews across dozens of websites, how unnervingly difficult it is to tell them apart and pick the right one to serve as the centerpiece of your shoebox-size New York City apartment? I do. … Continue reading “The best place for product reviews is … Reddit?”