September 29, 2021

The Facebook Files, Part 5: The Push To Attract Younger Users

by The Journal.

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In the fifth part of our series looking deep inside Facebook, we examine the company's efforts to win over young children. Reporter Georgia Wells discusses what Facebook's internal documents reveal about the company's years-long efforts to study and design products for kids. And we look ahead to tomorrow's Senate hearing, where lawmakers are expected to question a Facebook executive about the company's research into the effects of its products on teen mental health.

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