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Utah: Bill for social media usage amendments signed into law by Governor

House Bill 311 for Social Media Usage Amendments was signed into law, on 23 March 2023, by the Utah Governor. In particular, the bill regulates interactive computer services and the use and design of social media platforms requiring, among other things, a social media company to verify the age of Utah residents, prohibiting a Utah resident who is under the age of 16 from holding an account for the use of certain social media platforms, and requiring a social media company to obtain the consent of a parent or guardian before a Utah resident under the age of 18 may open or continue to use an account on a social media platform.

Lastly, the bill will enter into effect on 31 December 2023.

You can read the bill and view its history here.