Friday, 13 January 2023 06:27

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-1-13-23-Kids, Mental Health, & Social Media

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Seattle Public Schools sued a number of big tech companies this week, claiming the purposely addictive nature of their products is causing a mental health crisis that makes it both more difficult and expensive to educate their students.

President Biden also came out this week calling on congress to more tightly regulate big tech companies, in part, because of the same concerns raised in federal court by Seattle schools.

Listen now, as we explore that topic with Assistant Professor of Communications, Dr. Rhiannon Kallis, who teaches classes on Social Media at both the graduate and undergraduate level at the University of Akron:


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Dr. Rhiannon Kallis, University of Akron

 

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