Former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in Washington. The former Facebook product manager who has accused the social network giant of threatening children’s safety — and the integrity of democracy — is urging Congress to take action to rein in a largely unregulated company. | Drew Angerer, Associated Press Academic research points to a broad sexualization of girls, in everything from fashion to portrayals in the media, that affects self-esteem, performance in school and more. Did you survive the recent six-hour Facebook and Instagram drought? Chances are, you didn’t find it too inconvenient, and...
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A sexualized culture is hurting young girls