Meta sued by states over alleged harms to youth

The Meta logo. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

A 33-state coalition is suing Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, for alleged harms to youth after a nearly two-year investigation.

The 233-page lawsuit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Northern California, alleges that Meta, through its social media platforms, “has profoundly altered the psychological and social realities of a generation of young Americans.”

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