Kentucky parents file lawsuit accusing Instagram of causing daughter’s eating disorder, mental illness

Two lawsuits were filed this week accusing Instagram’s parent company Meta of causing and contributing to the growing mental health crisis among children and teens in the United States.

Candace Wuest and her daughter Cece live in Independence, Kentucky. They are both plaintiffs in one of the lawsuits filed Monday.

Cece first began using Instagram when she was 12 years old. Her mother said the app was used as a way for them to communicate when she spent weekends with her dad. read more