Capital Rundown: Facebook in hot seat over leaked report


WASHINGTON DC (WLNS) – Facebook-owned social media app Instagram has been on damage control as lawmakers grilled the company on Thursday.

A leaked internal report from Facebook found that the company was aware of the damages it was doing to teenagers, specifically teenage girls and their mental health.

The questioning was a bipartisan effort before the Senate Commerce Committee where lawmakers came prepared with data and surveys showing that Instagram has lead to an increase of anxiety, depression and addiction among teens.

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