Attorney General Lynn Fitch led a bipartisan coalition of 44 Attorneys General this week urging TikTok and Snapchat to give parents the ability to monitor their children’s social media usage. Fitch says many social media platforms allow parents to use parental control apps to monitor their children’s content, and it’s time for TikTok and Snapchat to do the same.
- 43.09% of tweens and 74.61% of teens were involved in a self-harm/suicidal situation,
- 68.97% of tweens and 90.73% of teens encountered nudity or content of a sexual nature,
- 75.35% of tweens and 93.31% of teens engaged in conversations surrounding drugs/alcohol,
- 80.82% of tweens and 94.50% of teens expressed or experienced violent subject matter/thoughts, and
- 72.09% of tweens and 85.00% of teens experienced bullying as a bully, victim, or witness.[i]