Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and a bipartisan coalition of 44 attorneys general are urging Tik Tok and Snapchat to give parents the ability to monitor their children’s social media usage through certain apps. It’s in an effort to protect children from online threats…

“Things like cyberbullying, sexual predations, things like body image and self-esteem, dissatisfaction, drugs, alcohol, things like suicidal ideation and self harm.”

Ellison says the latest research shows an increasingly negative impact that social media can have on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children and teenagers.