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Parents Sue Instagram for Impact on Teen Daughters

Two mothers from Kentucky have filed lawsuits against Instagram’s parent company, Meta, claiming that the app targeted their daughters with images and posts that led to eating disorders and suicide attempts.

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The 15 Most Dangerous Social Media Apps for Children

As our children head back to school, Enough is Enough, a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping children safe in the digital world, is distributing a list generated by law enforcement detailing the 15 most dangerous apps for children.

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Study: People Hesitant to Opine on Social Media

FacebookOne of the big news stories this week is about how the government has just enlisted members of academia to begin to "police" online opinion for possible "misinformation",  but a new study has found that people are not as anxious to share their views on-line as most of us believe.

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Big Sis is Watching You!

Those of us who love to keep up with our world via Twitter, Facebook and other social media need to be aware that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is increasing its surveillance of these sites in an attempt to pre-empt any sign of civil unrest in the country.

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Police Grapple With The Dark Side of Social Media

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The role social media played in the deadly riots in London and violent flash mobs in the U.S. in the past week are behind moves by law enforcement on both sides of the Atlantic to establish special crime units dedicated to policing Twitter and Facebook for evidence of crimes in the making.

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