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Facebook Hits Pause on Instagram Kids

Facebook Hits Pause on Instagram Kids

Update: 2021-09-28
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The head of Instagram says Facebook is pausing work on its plans for a version of the photo-sharing app geared at children younger than 13. The decision comes as the social-media giant faces criticism over its impact on young users' mental health. WSJ deputy tech editor Brad Reagan joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss the pressure Facebook is under and how this decision could affect its business.

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Facebook Hits Pause on Instagram Kids

Facebook Hits Pause on Instagram Kids

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