• Fashion for Kids and Teens

    Facebook Announces New Controls, ‘Nudging’ for Kids, Teens Navigating Harmful Content on Instagram

    Somewhere, there’s a team of Facebook employees popping open a bottle of champagne and slapping each other on the back. Just days after whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress that the company’s platforms actively harm children and propagate dangerous misinformation, the social media giant has swooped in with a plan to mitigate the issues it has long known about internally. The company will offer several fresh features on its platforms, including politely prompting teens to take a break if the algorithm judges they’ve been scrolling Instagram for too long, and “nudging” young users if they’re repeatedly looking at content deemed  

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  • Clothing

    Facebook is rejecting ads for stylish clothing made for people with disabilities

    Earlier this year, Mighty Well, an adaptive clothing company that makes fashionable gear for people with disabilities, did something many newish brands do: It tried to place an ad for one of its most popular products on Facebook. The product in question was a gray zip-up hoodie ($39.95) with the message “I am immunocompromised — Please give me space.” The “immunocompromised” was in a white rectangle, kind of like Supreme’s red one. It has rave customer reviews on the company’s website. Facebook — or rather, Facebook’s automated advertising center — did not like the ad quite so much. It was  

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