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Why Facebook and other social media companies need to be reined in

What can and should be done in light in response to the Facebook Files? The issues are undoubtedly complex, but solutions need to centre on children’s rights and prioritize what young people need.
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Facebook ads have enabled discrimination based on gender, race and age. We need to know how ‘dark ads’ affect Australians

In one past example, Facebook allowed an ad targeting ‘Jew haters’. A new Australian initiative will collect data on its dubious targeted advertising practices closer to home.
Mark Zuckerberg’s public comments contradict some of the information reported by The Wall Street Journal. AP Photo/Susan Walsh

Why Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg may be in hot water with the SEC

Recent reporting suggests Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg presented different versions of the company’s policies in private and public. That could draw the scrutiny of regulators.
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Instagram can make teens feel bad about their body, but parents can help. Here’s how

New information Instagram makes teens feel worse about their bodies is an opportunity for parents to start a conversation with their children about their online lives, and encourage positive habits.
Instagram’s emphasis on filtered photos of bodies harms girls’ self-image. Thomas Barwick/DigitalVision via Getty Images

Facebook has known for a year and a half that Instagram is bad for teens despite claiming otherwise – here are the harms researchers have been documenting for years

There is ample research about how harmful Instagram is for teen girls, especially around body image. It turns out Facebook’s own research confirms it.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, right, leaves the stage with MP candidate Chrystia Freeland after revealing his party’s election platform. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

This federal election, the Liberals are outspending all the other parties combined when buying ads on Facebook

Facebook is providing information on political ad purchases during the federal election. This data provides a glimpse into how voters are targeted by political parties using social media platforms.

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