FIL, Inc. MEMORANDUM To: Interested Parties From: Dr. Frank I Luntz
18 July 2023
People are especially concerned about the negative impact of social media on the social and emotional development of our children. [...] A third of the country has tried one of the AI platforms and a surprisingly high number of Americans (75%) have at least some familiarity with advanced AI and the potential to make what they see as the bad things about social media even worse. [...] While the public thinks it is the responsibility of parents to manage their children’s relationship with social media platforms, they can’t do it alone and many call for greater accountability from the platforms and want responsible safeguards. [...] It infects every aspect of our lives from how we get news, to how we relate to our peers, our families, and our communities.” The impact of social media on being a mom “It’s a distortion to the family. [...] They should hold themselves accountable.” The role of Congress in addressing the impact of social media “They need to bring all these companies to the table and establish rules because we have none now.