Attorney details challenges in California School Board’s legal battle with Big Tech: ‘It’s hard to prove’
A California school board has sued Google, TikTok and Snapchat for causing an unprecedented occurrence Psychological health consequences among young people.
Purposefully designed as addictive platforms, TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube – owned by Google – have ‘carefully promoted’ the mental health crisis among US students, says a Silicon Valley school board alleged in a recent lawsuit.
Thus, the San Mateo County School Board maintains, schools are left to deal with mental health effects.
Psychiatrist and author Thomas Kersting said:Fox and Friends WeekendSchools are now part academic and part mental health institutions in part because of the ‘overload’ of students with mental health conditions – social media likely causing or exacerbating.
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Public safety policy attorney Donte Mills has joined the sector, Co-host Joey Jones scores that despite the dangerous stigma that has become synonymous with social media, the lawsuit “will be difficult to bring in court.” Mills stressed that it would be difficult to prove that the companies knew their technology would be harmful when it was launched.
“These tech companies are definitely benefiting from it; they’re making a lot of money from it,” Mills said. But he said, “I don’t know if anyone really understands the impact of social media.”
Mills said the Silicon Valley lawsuit will investigate Social media companiesDocs and internal studies to prove they know their products are harmful. The lawsuit also alleges that the tech companies acted negligently, extorted public nuisance, and violated unfair competition law.
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“Did they intentionally addict people even though they knew it would be harmful?” Suppose Mills. “It would be hard to prove.”
Still, Kersting said the move to filing the lawsuit could be “one of the greatest messages” to be made that “will help families, schools and children.”
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School districts are making moves like San Mateo County — including one in Seattle, Kersting said. which filed a similar lawsuit against the same three companies in January – are “exactly the kind of actions that need to be taken.”
Fox News’ John Michael Rush contributed to this report.