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How Governments Are Trying to Keep Kids Off Social Media | WSJ Tech News Briefing

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Local and national governments in the U.S. and Europe want social media companies to do more to keep children off their platforms. Efforts to require age verifications come as evidence shows companies aren’t effectively enforcing their own policies, limiting what children see and do on social media.

WSJ reporter Sam Schechner joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss the new laws and the challenges to implement them.

0:00 Social media age requirements
1:59 What social media companies have said
2:29 Challenges in enforcing age requirements
3:20 Steps lawmakers are taking
4:35 Other suggestions for keeping kids safe

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