Facebook and YouTube are the worst offenders when it comes to exposing children to suicide, violence, bullying, and sex, according to Britain’s highest-profile children’s charity.
The NSPCC gathered reviews from more than 4,000 parents and young people and slapped Facebook and YouTube with a red warning in a league table of tech companies.
The findings were published a day after the British government announced it would introduce laws to rein in social media companies, including fining them for having users under the age of 13.
A striking league table has shown that Facebook and YouTube are the worst offenders when it comes to exposing children to some of the darkest and most adult themes on the internet.
Britain’s highest-profile children’s charity, the NSPCC, produced the league table after gathering reviews from more than 4,000 parents and young people. It features the “riskiest sites” when it comes to content involving suicide, violence, bullying, sex, and other adult themes.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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