Missouri’s U.S. Senator Josh Hawley leveled harsh criticism at the CEOS of top social media companies — and he was not alone. Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on “Big Tech and the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis,” featured Democrats and Republicans accusing Meta, TikTok, Discord and other platforms of being “dangerous places for children”
But Hawley demanded an apology —- and got one from Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg
Hawley challenged the CEO the parent company of Instagram and Facebook, on how his companies regard the research into the negative effects of social media on adolescent mental health.