Instagram Head Grilled by Senate at Hearing on Teen Safety Online

Adam Mosseri promises chronological feed, recommends regulatory body

Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri took the hot seat earlier today at a U.S. Senate hearing on Instagram’s impact on teens. The hearing was spurred in part by documents released by whistleblower Frances Haugen alleging Facebook has done research about the harm it inflicts on the mental health of young girls but has done little to alleviate the impacts. Over the course of a two-and-a-half-hour hearing, Mosseri provided answers that often frustrated lawmakers trying to hold the platform accountable for its effect on teens.