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Media entrepreneur unites young activists with power brokers for fight to make social media safe

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NEW YORK (AP) — A new organization, the Sustainable Media Center, is trying to unite young activists with power brokers for a fight to make social media safer. The group is concerned with Big Tech’s use of algorithms to funnel dangerous information to young people, and keep them using their platforms for as long as possible. Its strategy is to build a movement among Gen Z members who are most affected by the issue. The U.S. surgeon general has called for immediate action to protect young people, saying that social media use is nearly universal even though its impact on mental health hasn’t been determined.

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