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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Child Advocacy Organizations Pledge Support for Landmark California Bill That Would Protect Kids from Most Common and Dangerous Online Harms

A first-in-the-nation California bill would permit families to hold social media companies liable for causing children to die from fentanyl overdoses, choking challenges, and suicide, to develop eating disorders, and to become addicted to social media

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

New Report Reveals Truths About How Teens Engage with Pornography

National survey by Common Sense Media provides new insights into how teens interact with online pornography, from how old teens were when they first encountered pornography to how it impacts their views on sex and sexual relationships.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Making the Internet Faster and More Affordable Will Improve Essential Services for Everyone, New Report Says

The analysis by Common Sense Media and Boston Consulting Group looks at how closing the digital divide would advance innovation and improve quality of essential services through key institutions

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