Instagram Head Faces Senators Amid Anger over Possible Harms

Senators are demanding the company commit to making changes and increase its transparency.

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Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday Dec. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of Instagram on Wednesday met with deep skepticism on Capitol Hill over new measures the social media platform is adopting to protect young users. Adam Mosseri appeared before a Senate panel and faced off with lawmakers angry over revelations of how the photo-sharing platform can harm some young users. Senators are also demanding the company commit to making changes and increase its transparency. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who heads the…

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