Meta Unlawfully Collects Personal Data From Underage Children Using Facebook, Instagram: Lawsuit

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Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta routinely ignores reports of underage users on its platforms and has “coveted and pursued” the underage Instagram user demographic for years, according to a newly redacted complaint accompanying a lawsuit filed in October by the attorneys general of 33 states.
The complaint is part of a wider federal lawsuit filed by the coalition of attorneys general, led by California Attorney General Rob Bonta, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California last month.
The lawsuit, which stems from a nationwide investigation that began in November 2021, accuses the social media giant of implementing addictive features in the apps that “entice, engage, and, ultimately, ensnare youth and teens,” all while boosting corporate profits….


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