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Here’s resources and general wisdom to reduce harms of addictive tech

While we continue to push for safer tech for kids by design and by default, here are some hacks to increase well-being online

  • For Young People

  • For Parents

What to Read Now

News, articles and events recommendations from our team at Safe Tech, Safe Kids.

January 31st Testimony

On January 31st, the CEOs of Meta, X, TikTok, Snap, and Discord will testify before the US Senate on child safety. The hearing will be held against increasing pressure from the public and government for platforms to protect kids online.

New Meta Regulations

On January 9th, Meta announced plans to automatically restrict harmful content (including videos and posts about self-harm, eating disorders, and violence) from users under 18. Teens can’t opt out of these settings.

Age Appropriate Design Codes

State legislators in Minnesota, Maryland, and New Mexico are working to Age Appropriate Design Codes, which protect kids online. The laws are modeled after the UK’s Online Safety Bill, and would require digital services to prioritize the well-being of children.

How Connecticut is Making Online Spaces Safer

In this podcast, hear from Connecticut’s Attorney General William Tong and Log Off’s Emma Lembke on the state of social media regulation today, and the way organizations like Log Off are working to make online spaces safer.