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  • While social media brings positive benefits, there are growing concerns about the effects of social media on youth mental health.

  • There is ample evidence that social media can sometimes have a profound risk of harm to the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents.

  • See the United States Surgeon General public advisory urging caregivers to protect of children and adolescents from the potentially harmful effects of social media.

  • Some families claim that social media algorithms put their children in danger. See 60 Minutes segment about 2000-plus parents suing social media companies.

  • Like is a one-hour film documentary on social media and the ways in which parents can reduce the risk of harm to their children. 

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