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Youngkin proposes TikTok ban for Va. minors

It’s the latest effort by state officials to address potential harms associated with social media use.
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) proposed sweeping new restrictions on social media companies, including a ban on TikTok for minors.

“I’m announcing that I will introduce legislation to restrict youth access, those under 18, to TikTok,” Youngkin said Thursday. “Full stop, we will introduce the bill.”

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