LISTEN: Utah social media bill moves forward

Feb 15, 2024, 10:15 AM | Updated: 11:25 am

Boy holding a cell phone in two hands. Utah has proposed some options for how social media companie...

Utah has proposed some options for how social media companies can verify users ages in accordance with the Social Media Act. (Cavan Images/Cavan Images RF/Getty Images)

(Cavan Images/Cavan Images RF/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY — A bill that looks to protect minors by requiring social media platforms to confirm the age of account holders received a favorable recommendation in a Senate committee on Wednesday.

The bill, SB194, addresses issues that have been pointed out in Utah’s existing social media laws.

Bill sponsor Sen. Mike McKell, R-Spanish Fork, joined Dave and Dujanovic to discuss what his bill does:

 

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LISTEN: Utah social media bill moves forward