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Dan Rodricks: Harford, Howard social media lawsuits offer stop-and-think moment about how we live

June 7, 2023

The school systems of Howard and Harford counties have sued the world’s social media giants for exploiting the psychological vulnerabilities of children and causing a mental health crisis among the more than 100,000 students in those two suburban districts.  That’s a big, bold claim, but it’s a thing now. Similar suits have been filed across the country, pleading that addictions to Instagram and TikTok, among other apps, have caused tweens and teens to lose sleep, struggle in school and become anxious and depressed.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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