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BumRushDaShow

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Wed Jul 10, 2024, 05:03 AM Wednesday

FTC Bans Popular Messaging App From Signing Up Kids, Says It Bullied Them

Source: ALM Law.com

July 09, 2024 at 05:29 PM


Authorities are banning the anonymous messaging platform NGL from hosting kids and teens after alleging it falsely touted that it used AI content moderation to filter out “harmful language and bullying” while doing just the opposite.

The ban is part of a first-of-its-kind settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, under which the company also agreed to pay a $5 million fine, with $4.5 million going to consumers. The pact is contingent on federal court approval.

Read more: https://www.law.com/corpcounsel/2024/07/09/ftc-bans-popular-messaging-app-from-signing-up-kids-says-it-bullied-them/



Link to FTC PRESS RELEASE - FTC Order Will Ban NGL Labs and its Founders from Offering Anonymous Messaging Apps to Kids Under 18 and Halt Deceptive Claims Around AI Content Moderation
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FTC Bans Popular Messaging App From Signing Up Kids, Says It Bullied Them (Original Post) BumRushDaShow Wednesday OP
And how will they stop kids from lying? n/t Igel Wednesday #1
It won't but if parents are actually parenting and monitoring BumRushDaShow Wednesday #2

BumRushDaShow

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2. It won't but if parents are actually parenting and monitoring
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 07:31 AM
Wednesday

it provides a heads-up to THEM for what to look out for as the average parent might not have even heard of this.

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