Surveys and studies have already suggested a link between the use of devices and networking sites, and increase the number of problems related to poor sleep, mental health problems and milk problems between young and young children.
However, high quality investigations are very low in the area: the reasons and effects, the size of the impact, and the importance of content accessing online, which needs to be ignored.
According to a report by the Common Science and Technology Commission on the impact of the screen between social media and young people, companies are forced to control users to reach data for high quality studies. Should be forced to
The committee said that the government failed to investigate this, and instead, the current study was rely on the application of reviews. It was despite a 2017 green paper that developed the consultation process on the UK’s Internet Security Strategy.
“We understand [social media companies] to protect users’ privacy, but share data with flu researchers is the only way in which society can really start to understand positive and negative effects. , That social media is on the modern world. “Choosing the chair of the committee, Coconut Memon, Liberal Democrat Member said. “During our inquiry, we have heard that social media companies have refused to share data with researchers who want to check patterns and their effects. It is not good enough. ”
Professor Andrew Prozesekki, Research Director of Oxford Internet Institute said that the problem of good quality was very important, adding that many people in the influence of social media are widely involved in hype.
“Social media companies should participate in open, strong and transparent science with independent scientists,” he said. “Their statistics, which we give them, have both the valuable resources and this is a single source through which we can effectively study that it affects the platform users.”
The report said that unlawful online content and behavior looks like it requires clear laws. It was recommended that the people who enforced illegal posters were strengthened.
It should also be subject to the strict rules of Google like social media companies, from YouTube to YouTube, and search engines and the UK regulator Ofcom should be powerful to implement them.
The committee said social media companies need to maximize the consumer’s age and to protect privacy of more than 18 people, such as geographical services will be automatically closed.
The report also states that schools are essential for education, personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) and these children need help in the loss of online activity and problems.
The report is that England’s Children’s Commissioner criticizes Facebook, Instamamam, White Hop, YouTube, Pinterest and Snapchat – to fail to prevent children from getting “help” content – an element that Mully Russell, a 14-year-old father told him a suicide attack in 2017
A spokesman for the Digital, Culture, Media and Sports said: “We have assumed calls for an internet regulator and the legal duty to take care of the platform, and considering all the options. Social media companies need to clarify clearly that they are not intended to promote harmful material to harmful content. Our next white paper will set up its responsibilities, how they will meet and if they were not there what will happen. “