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Videos on the site range from family-friendly to significantly racy. There are some steps you can take, though, to keep your kids away from questionable content. In November, it said it turned off comments on 625,000 videos and deleted 150,000 videos that were “targeted by child predators. Google only responds after videos are flagged with complaints, meaning your young person may have seen it long before it’s taken down.
Google says will make for a safer, family friendly experience. However, in the past the filter has been accused of going too far, and also blocking out non-sexual videos with lesbian and gay themes. The videos chosen are based on the age of the viewer, but some questionable content has slipped through the cracks. Parents can turn off search and give their kids access to a more limited set of videos. Parents can also set up specific profiles for their kids. That way, you won’t fall down a questionable rabbit hole. Click create a playlist, name it, and then start curating content for your kids this way.
Create multiple playlists for your kids, and you’re now a programmer. Alternative appsPBS, Nickelodeon, the Cartoon Network and others have mobile kid apps with professionally produced, curated content. There are lots of other great web sites for you. Talk to your parents about what sites are appropriate for you.
He likes playing with toy cars, riding tricycles, and going down water slides. His mom, like most parents, loves to capture and share these moments. What’s different about Ryan is that these everyday events — opening a new action figure or going to Chuck E. Cheese’s — are watched around the world by hundreds of millions of other kids.