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Why won’t phone companies stop kids using social media?

11 May 2024

4:00 PM

11 May 2024

4:00 PM

When it comes to social media, parents find it difficult enough to keep up with their offspring’s online world. What hope, then, do governments and regulators have of keeping up with digital technology?

This week, Ofcom has announced a new code of practice which aims to use powers granted under the Online Safety Act in order to ‘tame aggressive algorithms’.

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