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Senate Subcommittee Focuses On Impact Of Social Media On Children

Lawmakers are questioning representatives from some of the most popular apps, including TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube.

Senate Subcommittee Focuses On Impact Of Social Media On Children
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Right now, popular social media apps that many people, specifically children, spend a lot of time on are under scrutiny on Capitol Hill.

Senators Grill YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat On Kids' Use And Safety

Senators Grill YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat On Kids' Use And Safety

Lawmakers met with executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat about protocols they have in place to protect young users on their platforms.

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The Senate Commerce Consumer Protection Subcommittee is holding a hearing on protecting kids online. Representatives from TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube are answering questions about what their companies do to keep kids safe.