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Seattle schools sue social media companies for causing “mental health crisis” among children

January 9, 2023

Via: TechSpot

The 91-page complaint filed in US district court on Friday claims the social media companies are responsible for worsening the mental health of the children that they target. The tech giants are also blamed for rising rates of anxiety, depression, disordered eating, cyberbullying, self-harm, and suicide ideation. It’s led to schools hiring additional mental health professionals, developing lesson plans about the effects of social media, and providing additional training to teachers.

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