Pennsylvania joins states accusing Meta of fueling children’s social media addiction
The states claim that Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta knew its platforms psychologically harmed youth but hid those harms and added more to fuel youths’ social media addiction.
Did the Biden administration violate the First Amendment?
On July 4, federal Judge Terry Doughty, an appointee of former President Donald Trump, ruled that the Biden administration had violated the First Amendment by asking social media sites to delete posts containing false information, including misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines and the 2020 election. Judge Doughty then enjoined further contact by the Biden administration with […]
No, this isn’t Facebook’s ‘Big Tobacco’ moment | Bruce Ledewitz
When dealing with constitutionally protected speech, the government needs to tread carefully.
‘Tasteless’: Pa. GOP lawmaker faces backlash after comparing COVID vaccinations to sexual assault
This story was updated at 5:55 p.m. on 9/2/21 to include additional information. A Republican state lawmaker who compared mandatory vaccinations to rape, is facing criticism from a victims rights and sexual violence prevention organization. In an Aug. 23 post to his verified Facebook page, state Rep. Russ Diamond, R-Lebanon, wrote that “What’s it called […]