The European Union (EU) has launched a formal investigation into Meta over concerns that its platforms, Instagram and Facebook, may be causing behavioral addictions and other harms in children.

The probe announced by the European Commission on Thursday will assess whether Meta has breached rules under the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA), noting that Facebook and Instagram’s UI and algorithms may cause “behavioral addictions in children” and create “rabbit-hole effects.”

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The probe will additionally assess whether Meta’s content recommendation systems and default privacy settings provide enough privacy, safety, and security for minors.

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