Instagram teen girls mental health harms
U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Marsha Blackburn say they 'will use every resource at [their] disposal to investigate what Facebook knew and when they knew it.'
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated he did not reckon 'the research is conclusive' on the extent to which social media impacts children’s declining mental health.
According to Forbes, the social network has refused many requests from members of Congress to share its research on children’s mental health, saying it is 'kept confidential to promote frank and open dialogue and brainstorming internally.'
Purpose: Moderate content
Technology: Content moderation system
Issue: Ethics; Hypocrisy
Opacity: Governance; Black box