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Are smartphones and social media harming teen mental health? Here’s why experts are split

A number of states are moving to regulate social media use among children and teens. New York is the latest state with a new law that would allow parents to block their children from getting posts suggested by a platform’s algorithm. This comes amid a larger conversation about social media and smartphones. Stephanie Sy reports.

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