The complaint, filed on Friday against Google parent company Alphabet, Facebook’s Meta as well as Snap Inc and TikTok-owner ByteDance, claimed they purposefully designed their products to hook young people to their platforms and were creating a mental health crisis.
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Hmm, that’s going to be an interesting lawsuit. Designing products for kids isn’t illegal. But designing products to be addictive which have damaging effects, that certainly can be made illegal.
Might result in some very specific rulings, like no infinite scrolling or no visible interaction counts.