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Council for Responsible Social Media Chairs Applaud FTC Action to Ban Meta from Monetizing Youth Data

This proposal, which comes after repeated violations by Meta, offers a path forward for holding other platforms accountable for violating the data privacy of minors....

This week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed blanket prohibitions that would prevent Meta — the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp — from profiting from data it collects…

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Council for Responsible Social Media Co-Chairs Applaud European Union’s Landmark Privacy Decision

With comprehensive privacy legislation in place, EU regulators were able to protect Europeans from unknowingly agreeing to accept personalized ads, a decision that could have major implications for the tech giant’s business model....

In a pair of landmark decisions this week, European Union (EU) officials determined that the American tech company, Meta, failed to properly solicit consent from Instagram and Facebook users before…