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Jimmy Patronis Backs Proposal to Have School Districts Ban Access to TikTok, Social Media...

This week, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced his support for a proposal from state Rep. Brad Yeager, R-New Port Richey, and state Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, that requires Florida school districts...

Fights Over Social Media Content Moderation Policy Spreading Across the Nation

State legislatures have introduced more than 250 bills to regulate online content over the past two years, with no letup in the debate over whether social media companies are doing too much or too...

Interparliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism Wants Social Media Companies to Remove Hate...

Last week, the Interparliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism, which contains members of the Florida delegation, questioned top global social media officials on their efforts to confront hate, and challenged these platform representatives...

Gus Bilirakis: Social Media Companies Not Doing Enough to Crack Down on Cyberbullying

This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., the top Republican on the U.S. House Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, called for social media companies to do more to crack down on cyberbullying. Bilirakis focused on...
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Gus Bilirakis Pushes Bill to Hold Big Tech Accountable for Youth Safety

Last week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., met with local teens to gather input as he works on a bill “to hold Big Tech accountable for improving safety of youth on its social platforms.” Bilirakis...

Florida’s Social Media Content Moderation Law Hits Federal Appeals Court

The tech industry continues to fight against Florida’s “social media censorship” law, which a panel of federal appeals court judges heard oral arguments on recently. A federal judge in Florida ruled the law unconstitutional last...

Rick Scott, Gus Bilirakis Want Social Media Platforms to Do More to Tackle Opioid...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., sent a letter to the executives of Meta Platforms, Inc., WhatsApp, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Snap Inc. and TikTok requesting information about...

New Survey Finds More Democrats Support Censorship On Social Media So People Aren’t Offended

A new survey by Rasmussen Reports shows most Americans believe social media sites like Facebook and Twitter should support free speech. A slim majority of those surveyed--51 percent-- "believe it’s better for the owners of...

Gus Bilirakis Wants Big Tech, Social Media Companies to Do More to Protect Children’s...

In a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Mark-Up hearing this week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., offered a measure “to better protect the mental health of children and hold Big Tech companies who...

Gus Bilirakis Tells Social Media Companies to Do More to Stop Children from Signing...

“The Communications Decency Act was meant to protect our society, specifically our kids. However, Big Tech has been picking and choosing which parts of the law to follow, which is dangerous and inappropriate."

OFR Issues Advisory on Social Media’s Impact on Investing

OFR Commissioner Russell Weigel offered some guidance for investors.  

Rick Scott: CDC Needs to Focus on How Social Media Is Impacting Young Americans

On Friday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky requesting information on CDC studies and actions to address the extended use of social media by American children and young adults, and its potential impact on their health and well-being.
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