Limit social media for kids?

Culture secretary Matt Hancock backs time limits

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Culture Secretary backs time limits for children using social media

Ministers are looking into imposing time limits for children using social media, according to Culture Secretary Matt Hancock.

He said the negative impact of posting and consuming content online was a "genuine concern".

Mr Hancock said more needed to be done to safeguard young people and suggested an age-verification system.

He said there would be a new legal requirement for companies to ensure users were over 13 years old. The details of how such a scheme would work are still being worked out.

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