Meta deliberately targeted young users, ensnaring them with addictive tech, states claim

Written by on November 27, 2023

Meta accused of engineering social media platforms to hook kids

The company that owns Facebook and Instagram has for years relied on both social media platforms to keep children and teenagers engaged for as long as possible in order to gather personal data and sell it to advertisers, a group of state prosecutors alleged in a recently unsealed complaint.

Attorneys general in 33 states filed a federal lawsuit against . . .

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