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Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, was fined a record 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) and ordered to stop transferring data collected from Facebook users in Europe to the United States. This is one of the biggest rulings against a social media company for violating European Union data protection rules. 

The United States surgeon general, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, issued a public advisory warning of the risks of social media use to young people. The surgeon general called on policymakers, tech companies, researchers and parents to “urgently take action” to safeguard against the potential risks.

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-Strategic Management Society

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-American Marketing Association (AMA)

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-California State University, Fullerton

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-University of Rhode Island

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-University of Surrey




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-Salisbury University

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-University of Delaware

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-University of West Florida

Tesla’s actions at Buffalo plant raise red flags

-Cornell University

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-Virginia Tech

Google’s new antitrust case ‘unlikely to be resolved quickly’

-Cornell University



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