Re “Facebook knows it hurts millions of people. But Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t care.” (Sept. 24): OK, Mark Zuckerberg is a monster and Instagram creates unhealthy environments for some children.
In contrast to the opposite societal and environmental points Chris Reed cited that had been mitigated by enacting legal guidelines and packages and thru enforcement, good luck fixing this drawback. I’m not saying there isn’t a drawback, simply haven’t examine any sensible fixes.
Most of the “photographs that make (teenagers) really feel unattractive and third-rate” come from their buddies. Different photographs may be seen all through almost all different media sources.
The few affected households which may efficiently sue Fb received’t transfer the needle and shutting down Fb/Instagram simply received’t occur. In contrast to cigarettes, air pollution and social injustice, Fb/Instagram does profit a considerable variety of individuals, firms and organizations.
Perhaps one resolution, as passive because it appears to me, can be a compulsory training marketing campaign just like the warnings the cigarette trade has been pressured to make for many years.
The U-T welcomes and encourages group dialogue on vital public issues.