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Social Media Culpable in British Teen's Death, Inquest Finds

Warning: This contains mentions of suicide. A U.K. coroner has determined that Meta and Pinterest are legally to blame for the death of 14-year-old Molly Russell. The teen died as a result of self-harm in 2017 and her parents say the tech firms are partly responsible because their algorithms kept showing her posts related to suicide, self-harm and depression. Representatives from both companies have apologized and say they've changed to protect users.

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Social Media Culpable in British Teen's Death, Inquest Finds
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    How A British Teen's Death Changed Social Media

    How A British Teen's Death Changed Social Media

    An inquest found content on Pinterest and Instagram contributed to the 2017 death of Molly Russell. The sites say they’ve changed—with opposing …

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