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YouTube Accused of Data Collection on Children

YouTube accused in US of data collecting on children If we have learned nothing else in the last few weeks with the Facebook data scandal, it’s that while online we are ...

April 9, 2018 at 2:01 pm by
Google Outlines YouTube Kids Protection Plan

YouTube Kids May Have to Resort To Manual Selections

YouTube Kids App May Need to Start Manual Video Approval When YouTube decided to launch their own kid’s based app, initially parents were very interested. Offering to ...

April 8, 2018 at 4:56 pm by
Google Outlines YouTube Kids Protection Plan

YouTube Kids App Now Recommending Conspiracy Videos

YouTube Kids App is at it again! The YouTube Kids app, while starting out with the best intentions, has not had the smoothest of launches and in recent months has lurched from ...

March 17, 2018 at 12:28 pm by
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The Video Used To Prove Games Cause Violence In Children

Donald Trump Takes On the Games Industry Following the tragic school shooting in America last week, Donald Trump decided that video games were the problem. Games are, after ...

March 9, 2018 at 3:12 pm by
Google Outlines YouTube Kids Protection Plan

YouTube Kids App Still Showing Inappropriate Videos

YouTube Kids If you allow your children access to the internet, it is only sensible to put some precautions in place. It is, after all, a scary internet out there. One of such ...

February 6, 2018 at 11:52 am by
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Underage Social Media Usage ‘On the Rise’ Says Ofcom

Ofcom report finds that despite most social media sites having age restrictions, the number of accounts below this age is growing I consider myself somewhat fortunate that ...

November 29, 2017 at 2:34 pm by
Germany Bans Smartwatches for Children

Germany Bans Smartwatches for Children

Regulators in Germany are banning the sale of smartwatches for children. Telling parents to get rid of existing devices as it poses significant threat to privacy. Smartwatches ...

November 20, 2017 at 3:43 pm by
YouTube Terminates 'ToyFreaks' Kids Channel—Tightens Terms

YouTube Terminates ‘ToyFreaks’ Kids Channel—Tightens Terms

Several media outlets have pointed out a disturbing laxness in the way YouTube filters out content a few weeks ago. Demonstrating the inability of relying on algorithm to ...

November 18, 2017 at 5:06 pm by
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YouTube Kids Flagged for Including Inappropriate Material

YouTube Kids app includes highly inappropriate content! YouTube can be a fantastic place to visit. In fact, a quick time killing to the video sharing site can often result in ...

November 7, 2017 at 12:08 pm by
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Netflix Releasing Choose Your Own Adventure Style Kids Shows

As a kid, I loved the choose your own adventure books. The opportunity as a kid to read and influence the outcome was pretty awesome. Two of the biggest writers (in the UK) ...

June 21, 2017 at 11:34 am by
Amazon to Refund $70M in Unauthorized App Purchases Made by Kids

Amazon to Refund $70M in Unauthorized App Purchases Made by Kids

Amazon has finally agreed to reimburse parents of children who made unauthorized app purchases from their store that occurred within the period of November 2011 through May ...

April 5, 2017 at 8:03 pm by
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NSPCC Warns YouTube Stars Over Relationships With Young Fans

Many successful YouTubers with a large subscriber base tend to be idolised by impressionable younger fans which make them rather vulnerable. Of course, this doesn’t mean ...

October 10, 2016 at 1:30 pm by

Over £5b Worth of Gaming Skins Were Bet Illegally in 2015

Gambling sites are a huge problem for many, with anyone and everyone being able to pop online and place a bet. With betting now available on hundreds of professional gaming ...

August 22, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Who Needs A Smart Car When You Can Have A Smart Go-Kart?

In this day and age, we are adding technology to anything and everything we can get our hands on, one of the most accepted uses of technology is in our homes. The Nest system ...

May 29, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

French Babies Could Sue Parents for Posting Their Photos Online

The internet age has caused society to re-examine the concept of consent, and lawmakers are desperately scrambling to catch up. New privacy legislation in France could see ...

May 9, 2016 at 5:40 pm by


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