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Social Media Litigation

Attorney General Sean D. Reyes and the Utah Attorney General’s Office are holding social media companies accountable. Here are some of the letters and lawsuits we have joined or led:

January 25th, 2024

The Full Case Against TikTok: Utah Files Unredacted Lawsuit

Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes invites Utahns with concerns about social media harms to inspect the unredacted lawsuit against TikTok, which the Attorney General’s Office has filed on behalf of the State of Utah’s Division of Consumer Protection. The details of the complaint shine the light of transparency on the issues and concerns of the app for the public to see, and give parents the opportunity to understand the extent to which the State believes TikTok has targeted our children.

February 16th, 2024

AGO Challenges Social Media Censorship

Attorney General Sean D. Reyes joined an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in Murthy v. Missouri. The brief, led by the State of Montana, supports a challenge to the federal government’s recent censoring of privately held opinions on online platforms.

February 12th, 2024

AG Reyes Supports Effort to Prevent Social Media Censorship

Attorney General Sean D. Reyes joined an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in Moody v. NetChoice. The filing, which was led by the States of Missouri and Ohio, supports laws passed in Florida and Texas that help prevent censorship by social media platforms.

December 21st, 2023

AG Reyes on Fox News: Taking On TikTok; Defending the Mental Health of Our Youth

Today, Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes addressed the state’s lawsuit against TikTok on Fox News ‘America’s Newsroom’.

March 6th, 2023

Attorney General Reyes Joins 46 State Coalition Asking Court to Order TikTok to Comply with Multistate Investigation:

Attorney General Reyes and 46 states requested company communications from TikTok for an investigation of TikTok’s potentially unlawful conduct.

January 23, 2023

Attorney General Reyes Co-hosts Social Media News Conference with Governor Cox:

Attorney General Reyes announced his intent to legally take action against social media companies and hold them accountable for protecting youth.

December 13, 2022

AG Reyes Calls on Apple/ Google to Increase Tiktok Age Rating:

Attorney General Reyes signed letters to Apple and Google, demanding they increase the 12+ age rating on TikTok. 

March 31, 2022

AG Reyes Urges Tiktok, Snapchat to Give Parents More Control:

Attorney General Reyes urged TikTok and Snapchat to collaborate with parental control apps and allow parents to monitor their child’s content on these platforms.