A historic set of new lawsuits, filed by more than three dozen states, accuses Meta, the country’s largest social media company, of illegally luring children onto its platforms and hooking them on its products.
Natasha Singer, who covers technology, business and society for The New York Times, has been reviewing the states’ evidence and trying to understand the long-term strategy behind these lawsuits.
Guest: Natasha Singer, a reporter covering technology, business and society for The New York Times.
- Meta was sued by more than three dozen states that accuse it of knowingly using features on Instagram and Facebook to hook children.
- Industry lawsuits are stymying new laws on children and social media.
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