Social media is an enjoyable escape from work, school, and general life for many, but it can become addictive and even deadly to some.
Over 85 lawsuits have spread across 28 federal circuits alleging that social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok have knowingly utilized algorithms to show adolescents certain content which engenders addiction and causes declining mental health from body dysmorphia to suicide.
Stan Gipe explains how social media works to create the same response from their users as slot machines, pulling people back in and staying on the platform as long as they can. The intention is to create a group of addicts by triggering the dopamine receptors, and they’ll do it by any means.
Matt Dolman shows that despite knowing the negative effects especially on young people, nothing has changed in the way any social media platforms run their processes. Often a false image of life is pushed on kids from social media, images with no blemishes or problems.
Dolman Law is handling multiple cases involving youth harm from social media. t’s important to go with a firm that understands the nuances of these cases and puts you at the front of the line to receive compensation.
In this episode:
- [00:46] Why there are lawsuits against social media platforms
- [03:40] Matt explains the Communication Decency Act
- [08:28] Stan breaks down how social media enables addiction
- [12:45] The false notion of life that social media sells
- [15:01] How to get in touch with Dolman Law Group
💡 Meet Your Host 💡
Name: Matthew A. Dolman, Esq.
Title: Partner at Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA
Specialty: Matt is a nationally recognized insurance and personal injury attorney and focuses much of his practice on the litigation of catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases throughout Florida.
Name: Stanley Gipe, Esq.
Title: Partner and Head of Litigation at Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA
Specialty: Stan is a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. This distinction connotes expertise in the discipline of trial practice. He has served as lead counsel on over 1,000 Florida personal injury lawsuits.
🔑 Relevant Resources 🔑
- Social Media Youth Harm Lawyer
- The Damage Inflicted by Social Media
- Social Media Fact Sheet
- How Are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?
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