Facebook has released internal research about the impact of Instagram on teenagers’ mental health ahead of a Congressional hearing Thursday that will canvas the same issues. In a blog post announcing the release, the company claimed the Wall Street Journal’s report had mischaracterized Facebook’s research and omitted context. The Journal focused on a particular finding that 32.40% of teenage...
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Europe Has Figured Out How to Tame Big Tech. Can the U.S. Learn Its Tricks?
Late last month in Belgium, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) had a pressing question for Paul Tang, a Dutch politician and member of the European Parliament. How had they done it, she asked him. How had the EU managed to bring big tech to heel? The liberal Massachusetts senator, alongside Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), had stopped off in Brussels on August 25 to speak with European...
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