Ohio's Social Media Law

Ohio’s New Social Media Law, Meta’s Link History Feature, 175 Million Passcode Guesses

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In episode 312, Tom and Scott discuss the implications of a new law in Ohio that may require parental consent for children under 16 using social media, including the pros and cons of this legislation. They also discuss Meta’s new link history feature and the repercussions it might have on ad targeting on Facebook and Instagram. The episode concludes with a discussion on a court case in Ottawa, where a judge ruled that three smartphones from an alleged pedophile must be returned after 175 million unsuccessful passcode guesses. Plus, don’t miss the discussion about some refined AI-generated security awareness manager images shared by a Patron!

** Links mentioned on the show *

New law in Ohio cracks down on social media use among kids: What to know

Opting into ‘link history’ on Facebook and Instagram means agreeing to (more) ad targeting

Police must return phones after 175 million passcode guesses, judge says

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