On Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Joe Biden called on Congress to regulate technology platforms more, especially for young people. Biden specifically called for the banning of targeted advertising to children.
Recent years have seen a rise in calls for technology regulation to protect teens and children from both federal and state policy makers. When it comes to how to best help teens and kids use the internet, the government should not be in the decision-making process.
Many people, including policymakers are worried about the rise in mental health problems among teens and young people. Some people blame the new technology, like increased use of social media, when trying to find a solution for a difficult problem.
The data do not support this assertion. Causative relationship Between social media and mental health problems. The government would be unlikely to find a solution for any problem. It would also have severe consequences…