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TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat defend impact on kids at US hearing

Three social media networks massively popular with the youngest users—TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube—tried to convince skeptical US lawmakers Tuesday they are safe as worry about Facebook's potential harms spills over to other platforms.
1 month ago|Washington, United States

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TikTok, YouTube, Snapchat Defend Impact On Children At US Hearing

Three social media networks massively popular with the youngest users -- TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube -- tried to convince skeptical US lawmakers Tuesday they are safe as worry about Facebook's potential harms spills over to other platforms.

1 month ago|New Delhi, India
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Senator: YouTube, TikTok, Snap offering only small changes

WASHINGTON (AP) – YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat are offering only “tweaks and minor changes” in their operations to ensure young users’ safety amid rising concern over the platforms’ potential harm to children, the head of a Senate panel told the companies’ executives Tuesday.“Everything you do is to add more ...

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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TikTok, Snap, YouTube execs grilled on impact on young users: Key takeaways

A Senate panel grilled YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat executives on what social media companies are doing to ensure kids' safety in the wake of revelations about Facebook.

1 month ago|United States
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TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat grilled on child safety by US lawmakers

US senators put executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat on the defensive on Tuesday, questioning them about what they are doing to ensure young users’ safety on their platforms.Citing the harm that can come to vulnerable young people from the sites – ranging from eating disorders to exposure to sexually explicit content and material promoting addictive drugs – the lawmakers also sought the executives’ support for legislation bolstering prot…

1 month ago|Hong Kong
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TikTok, Snap, YouTube defend how they protect kids online in congressional hearing

TikTok and Snap are facing Congress for the first time.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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TikTok, YouTube And Snapchat Defend Impact On Kids At US Hearing

Three social media networks massively popular with the youngest users -- TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube -- tried to convince skeptical US lawmakers Tuesday they are safe as worry about Facebook's potential harms spills over to other platforms. Video-sharing app TikTok and photo network Snapchat, in their first testimony to US senators, argued they are built to protect against the mental health and safety risks present on social media.

1 month ago|United States
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TikTok, Youtube and Snapchat questioned on child safety

Three social media networks massively popular with the youngest users -TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube - tried to convince skeptical US lawmakers they are safe as worry about Facebook's potential harms spills over to other platforms.

1 month ago|Ireland
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TikTok, YouTube, Snap say child safety is a top priority. Lawmakers aren't buying it

The three social media platforms face senators already riled up about safety thanks to the leaked Facebook documents.

1 month ago|New York, United States
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TikTok, YouTube & Snapchat ‘drive kids down algorithmic rabbit holes’ – US senator after hearing on social media policies

US senators have accused popular social media platforms of being dangerous for children. Tech companies are facing renewed scrutiny after a whistleblower leaked documents raising concerns about Facebook’s impact on its users.Representatives of TikTok, YouTube and Snap, the developer of Snapchat, appeared before the Senate consumer protection subcommittee on Tuesday. They were summoned as Facebook faces intense scrutiny and renewed backlash follo…

1 month ago|Russian Federation
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TikTok, YouTube and Snap execs in Senate hot seat over social media's impact on kids

By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN BusinessExecutives from TikTok, Snap and YouTube were grilled by Senators on Tuesday about the steps their platforms are taking to protect their young users, weeks after a Facebook executive faced tough questions on the same issue.Democrats and Republicans in the Senate Commerce subcommittee on consumer protection raised concerns that TikTok, YouTube and Snap have been used to harm kids and promote destructive acts,…

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The Washington Post
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