U.S. Senate Grills Facebook over Instagram’s Mental Health Impact on Children

The US Senate on Thursday has grilled Antigone Davis, Facebook’s global head of safety, on Capitol Hill during a hearing examining the impacts of the company’s products on children. The Senate’s commerce, science, and transportation subcommittee hearing came after the …

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Dutch Boy Wins Court Battle for Right to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Despite Vaccine-Sceptic Father’s Refusal

A 12-year-old boy in the Netherlands has won a court battle to get the COVID-19 vaccine to visit his dying grandmother despite his vaccine-skeptic father’s refusal. A court in the northern Dutch city of Groningen ruled in favor of the …

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TikTok’s AI Reportedly Promotes Sexual Content to Children as Young as 13

TikTok has reportedly promoting sexual content, drugs, and alcohol to children as young as 13, an investigation revealed. The publication discovered that TikTok offered the accounts with clips endorsing rape, drugs, and sexual fantasies, including some depicting caregivers and children, …

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UNICEF Attempts to Reunite Evacuated Afghan Children with their Families

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) attempts to reunite hundreds of Afghan children who were separated from their families and evacuated to various countries during the United States’ hasty withdrawal from the country. Spokesperson James Elder said in a briefing …

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Teenagers Could Override Parent’s Decision on Getting COVID-19 Vaccine, UK Minister Says

Teenagers in the United Kingdom could override their parents’ decision on getting the COVID-19 vaccine once approved for 12- to 15-year-olds, Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Sept. 5. Zahawi told Times Radio that although parents of healthy 12- to …

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