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Research Brief: The Pulse on Facebook. Are there emerging societal costs to social media?

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Controversies over user privacy and positives like Instagram must be balanced against emerging long-term risks, namely Problematic Smartphone Use (PSU) and social media addiction, which may emerge as a long-term structural headwind to the company’s core business model.

This ESG Research Brief by Truvalue’s Andre Shepley considers factors including:

  • Data privacy and security, governance issues, and regulation in focus
  • Equity performance correlation with ESG signals
  • Fundamental operational risks

Research Briefs highlight material events that move Truvalue Labs scores and may shape future company valuation.

Click here to download the Research Brief from Truvalue Labs