Social media are part of everyday life, but they can be dangerous for children and young people. A US lawyer therefore wants to hold the big platforms accountable, as he says in the star-Interview says.
Depression, sleep disorders, starting to hate your own body: It is the ugly but real effects of TikTok, Instagram and Co. that make the head of the US health service, Dr. Vivek Murthy, prompting a sensational warning this week: “Social media can pose a significant risk to the mental health and well-being of children and young people.”
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