We're Not Wrong

Episode 58: About Depressing Teen Social Media and Trusting The Biden Administration

May 25th, 2023  •  1 hr 19 mins  •  Download (109 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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On this episode of We’re Not Wrong, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy's recent advisory underscores the deep-rooted concern over the mental health effects of excessive social media use among American youth. The advisory revealed a correlation between intensive usage and heightened mental health issues, with troubling data from Meta indicating specific dangers for teenage girls. In response, a call to action has been made to tech companies, policymakers, and parents to foster safer online environments. Amidst these developments, Montana's ban of TikTok raises questions. Is this a prelude to federal regulation?