The head of Rosmolodezh opposed the regulation of social networks by bans

There is no need to regulate social networks, including TikTok, by bans, said the head of Rosmolodezh Ksenia Razuvaeva. According to her, it is better to create engaging content for young people so that there is no time for harmful material.

“This is a question of communication channels and their purpose in this sense. TikTok in this sense is such an entertainment network. There is no need to regulate anything in this area by means of a ban – that is absolutely certain, ”Ms. Razuvaeva told RIA Novosti. According to the head of Rosmolodezh, it is necessary “to generate such an amount of interesting, informative content that time does not reach the point of useless and harmful.”

“To create a rich, powerful and engaging agenda for young people that will allow them to realize themselves, create, create space around them. This is not a question of restrictions, but of the correct work with certain communication channels, ”Ksenia Razuvaeva replied to the question of how to protect young people from the influence of dubious Internet resources.

Recall that at the end of May, a bill was introduced to the Gosudma obliging foreign IT companies with a daily audience in the Russian Federation of 500 thousand people to open their branches in the country. If they don’t, they face penalties ranging from being banned from advertising to being completely blocked. The project was supported by the government. On June 1, the State Duma approved the bill in the first reading. If adopted, the law may include Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, Google AdWords, YouTube, WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram, Steam, World of Tanks.

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