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Social Media Regulations to Protect Minors: Increasing Safety or Limiting Access and Freedoms

Richik Sarkar, Jonathan Tiger Rubens, and John Shantanu Ghose

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This session will explore the rise in state regulations on social media, focusing on laws aimed at protecting minors through online age-verification and content mandates. It will cover state requirements for parental consent on social media and the trend of municipalities suing social media companies based on product liability theories. Additionally, the discussion will touch on the constitutional debates these laws provoke regarding free speech and identity, alongside the business challenges posed by the varied legal landscape across the U.S.


The content of this program does not meet requirements for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation. You will not receive CLE credit for participating.