Instagram Chief Pressed by Lawmakers Over Kids' Mental Health – Bloomberg Law

The executive who runs Instagram faced tough questions on Wednesday from U.S. senators over whether the photo-sharing app puts profits before the well-being of young people.

Members of the Senate Commerce consumer protection subcommittee asked Instagram’s Adam Mosseri about ads targeting young people, how the platform promotes inappropriate content and what legal options are available for users who suffered harm because of the social network. Mosseri pledged transparency, touted recent product changes and asked Congress to pass new regulations.

“I want to assure you we do have the same goal: We all want teens to be safe online,” Mosseri said …


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