Mother sues Meta and Snap over daughter's suicide

Summary by Ground News
Selena Rodriguez, 11, had committed suicide last year. The woman from Connecticut alleged in the lawsuit that Meta-owned Instagram and Snapchat caused her daughter's death. The lawsuit claimed the social platforms "exploited human psychology" through the use of artificial intelligence. The case has been filed in San Francisco.
4 months ago·Hartford, United States

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BBC News

Mother sues Meta and Snap over daughter's suicide

A Connecticut woman alleges her daughter's "extreme" addiction to social media led to her death.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Washington Post

Mother of 11-year-old who died by suicide sues social media firms Meta and Snap

Rodriguez's mother said her daughter experienced depression and sleep deprivation as a result of her addiction to Instagram and Snapchat.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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CBS News

Mom sues Meta and Snap over her daughter's suicide

Tammy Rodriguez alleges her daughter's suicide stemmed from an "extreme addiction" to the social media apps.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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c|net

Meta and Snap sued over allegedly contributing to 11-year-old's suicide

A lawsuit alleges that the social media platforms "have invested billions of dollars to intentionally design their products to be addictive and encourage use that they know to be problematic."

4 months ago·New York, United States
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NY Daily News

Connecticut mother sues Meta, Snap Inc. over 11-year-old daughter’s suicide

A Connecticut mother has filed a lawsuit against two social media giants, accusing them of tactics that fueled her 11-year-old daughter’s addiction to Instagram and Snapchat, which ultimately resulted in her suicide.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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Bloomberg Quint

Meta, Snap Sued Over Social Media ‘Addicted’ Girl’s Suicide

(Bloomberg) -- Meta Platforms Inc. and Snap Inc. are to blame for the suicide of an 11-year-old girl who was addicted to Instagram and Snapchat, the girl’s mother alleged in a lawsuit.Continue Reading. Read more on OnWeb by BloombergQuint.

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