United States of America: US State Attorneys General investigation into TikTok (California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee, Vermont)

Progress

Current status
under deliberation
02 Mar 2022 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
United States of America
Policy Area
Content moderation
Policy Instrument
Consumer protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
platform intermediary: user-generated content
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
central government
Implementation Level
subnational

Timeline of events

02 Mar 2022
under deliberation

Announced US State Attorneys General investigation on TikTok

The Attorneys General of California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Vermont have announced a bipartisan joint investigation on whether the social media platform TikTok causes or exacerbates physical and mental…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body central government