Bipartisan senators introduce Kids Online Safety bill

Bipartisan senators introduce Kids Online Safety bill

This post was originally published on this siteA new proposal backed by bipartisan senators would require social media platforms to take additional measures to keep children under 16 safe online. The Kids Online Safety Act, which will be introduced by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and…

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Senators unveil children’s online safety bill after months of pressure on Silicon Valley

Senators unveil children’s online safety bill after months of pressure on Silicon Valley

This post was originally published on this siteCo-sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), the Kids Online Safety Act would require online platforms to provide parents and minors under the age of 16 with “easy-to-use” tools to keep them safe, limit screen time and protect their...

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Senators to meet with Ukraine president to reaffirm US support

Senators to meet with Ukraine president to reaffirm US support

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of senators is traveling to Ukraine this week to meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky and other Ukrainian officials amid escalating tensions between Kyiv and Moscow.Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Chris…

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Instagram CEO to testify at Senate hearing on potential dangers for young users

Instagram CEO to testify at Senate hearing on potential dangers for young users

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep speaks to Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee — ahead of Wednesday’s hearing on the impact of Instagram on kids.

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