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EU opens child safety probe into Facebook, Instagram over 'addictive algorithms'


 , Updated 19:22, 16-May-2024

The European Union (EU) on Thursday opened a formal investigation into Facebook and Instagram on suspicion the platforms owned by Meta are causing addictive behavior in children.

The probe is under a law known as the Digital Services Act (DSA) that forces the world's largest tech firms to do more to protect European users online and clamp down on illegal content.

Source(s): AFP
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