. A new lawsuit filed by Seattle Public Schools against TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, Snap, Instagram, and their parent companies alleges that the social media giants have “successfully exploited the vulnerable brains… Read More.

The public school district in Seattle has filed a novel lawsuit against the tech giants behind TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat, seeking to hold them accountable for the mental health crisis among youth.SEATTLE (AP) — The public school district in Seattle has filed a novel lawsuit against. SEATTLE (AP) — The public school district in Seattle has filed a novel lawsuit against the tech giants behind TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat, seeking to hold them accountable for the mental health crisis among youth.A Seattle school district filed a lawsuit against social media companies in an effort to combat student mental health concerns, the Associated Press reported.

More than 1,200 families suing social media companies over kids’ mental health

More than 150 lawsuits against social media giants TikTok, Meta and others will proceed next year. Sharyn Alfonsi spoke with some of the families suing social media.(Bloomberg) — Social media influencer @MrZackMorris and several others active in last year’s meme-stock frenzy were charged by federal prosecutors with engaging in a $114 million “pump and dump” scheme.Most Read from BloombergIs Putin Finally Getting Smart About His Ukraine Disaster?Powell Says Fed Still Has a ‘Ways to Go’ After Half-Point HikeApple to Allow Outside App Stores in Overhaul Spurred by EU LawsMusk Loses World’s Richest Title to Arnault With Tesla UnwindingWho Is Bernard Arnault, t. A new startup is emerging in Seattle with plans to partner with schools to support adolescent mental health. Alongside is developing an app that interacts with students through a chatbot… Read More. Among 18 of the country’s largest school districts, 12 started this school year with fewer counselors or psychologists than they had in the fall of 2019.

. Cecelia Tesch says her 13-year-old daughter suffers from an eating disorder, depression and other mental health problems after six years of using Facebook. The world is overwhelmed with contradictory data and claims. High school students in Seattle want to help. Last month Ballard High School hosted MisinfoNight, an event inspired by MisinfoDay, an… Read More.

Quick-spreading claims on social media over the weekend about a suspected serial killer in the Seattle area have been refuted by law enforcement officials and debunked by fact checkers. A… Read More. (Bloomberg) — Elon Musk consolidated his control of Twitter Inc. on Monday after the entire board was dismissed. Most Read from BloombergMusk Plans to Eliminate Half of Twitter Jobs to Cut CostsPowell Sees Higher Peak for Rates, Path to Slow Tempo of HikesHow a Mysterious China Screenshot Spurred $450 Billion RallyLottery Winner Keeps $30 Million Jackpot Secret From Wife and ChildRussia Resumes Ukraine Grain-Export Deal in Abrupt ReversalMusk, 51, completed his purchase of Twitter last week for. Seattle health benefits startup Pebble publicly launched Wednesday and announced $17.3 million in total funding, including a $12 million second seed round it recently closed. The 15-person company uses AI… Read More. A judge in Seattle sided with Washington state’s attorney general on Friday and rejected Facebook parent company Meta’s argument that the state’s campaign law runs afoul of the First Amendment.… Read More.

. When Seattle Public Schools students return to the classroom in September, many of their families will be along for the ride — at least virtually. The district of more than… Read More. . Amazon is taking aim at fake reviews on its marketplace in a new lawsuit targeting more than 10,000 Facebook group administrators. The suit, filed this week in King County Superior… Read More.

. A housekeeper who says she worked for nearly three years at Jeff Bezos’ Seattle-area home claims she was subjected to racial discrimination and retaliation from members of his personal staff,… Read More. TikTok is hiring logistics and e-commerce industry veterans in Seattle and Los Angeles to oversee the design and creation of its own U.S. fulfillment network, according to a series of… Read More.

A gold-standard treatment for phobias and anxieties encourages young people to follow an old and simple dictum: Face your fears.(Bloomberg) — Pinterest Inc. co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Ben Silbermann is handing the reins to Google and PayPal Inc. veteran Bill Ready in a sign the social-media company will focus more on e-commerce.Most Read from BloombergBezos Slams Biden Over Call for Lowering of Gas PricesUS Court Ruling May Take 70,000 Truckers Off Road, Spur JamsLong, Moderate and Painful: What Next US Recession May Look LikeJPMorgan Sees ‘Stratospheric’ $380 Oil on Worst-Case Russian CutJPMorgan’s Aronov I. Dan Price, who made international headlines seven years ago for his plan to raise the minimum wage at Gravity Payments, resigned Wednesday as CEO of the Seattle-based company. Price tweeted… Read More. Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to cut 13% of Meta’s workforce is a turning point for Silicon Valley after more than a decade of expansion.Meta’s 13% workforce reduction is impacting numerous geographies, including the Seattle area, where it employs more than 8,000 people.