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social media addiction

Zuckerberg Avoids Personal Liability in Social Media Addiction Lawsuits

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg released from personal liability in social media addiction lawsuits.

School Districts Say Social Media, Gaming Addiction Is Costing Them Millions

Three Canadian school districts have sued Meta for causing “compulsive behavior” in students costing them millions in additional expenses.

Groundswell of Concern Over Teenage Media Addiction

Mothers Against Media Addiction (MAMA) and the Center for Humane Technology are organizing against smartphone addiction.

Zuckerberg Wants Out of Lawsuit Over Addictive Algorithms

Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg is asking a court in California to take him off a lawsuit accusing the company of intentionally-harmful practices.

Does the Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) Lead to Internet and Smartphone Addiction?

The Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) can lead to excessive use of social media, smartphones and the internet, with negative health consequences.

Should Social Media Companies Be Held Liable for Addictive Algorithms?

Should social media companies be held liable for mental health problems caused by addictive algorithms?