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Lawsuit Claims That Snapchat and TikTok Are Responsible for Girl’s Suicide

Snapchat and TikTok are facing a lawsuit claiming that their social media sites fed a 12-year-old Georgia girl explicit ads and interrupted her sleep, leading to severe anxiety and depression and causing her death by suicide, according to Law360.

Breezy Carter began using TikTok and Snapchat at age 10, the website reported her mother, Beverly Garland, said in the lawsuit. Garland made Breezy delete the app but Snapchat allowed her to simply create a new account, Law360 said the Snapchat lawsuit claims.

Garland says her daughter had a sharp decline in mental health that coincided with her use of TikTok and Snapchat, leading to her death by suicide, the TikTok lawsuit claims.

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