Lawmakers say YouTube Kids feeds children inappropriate material in 'a wasteland of vapid, consumerist content'
The US House Oversight and Reform subcommittee on economic and consumer policy said YouTube does not do enough to protect kids from material that could harm them.
YouTube announces parent-approved accounts to keep teens and tweens away from violence, inappropriate content
YouTube will get an explore option for parental control settings that will feature videos suitable for kids aged nine and older.
Google suggests parents need to teach their children how to choose strong passwords and avoid simple passwords.
YouTube had promised to remove all predatory and harmful comments on content for kids.
YouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of children's channels using cookies without parental consent.
'The FTC appears to have let YouTube off the hook with a nominal fine,' says a US senator.
YouTube had been mulling over shifting all its children-related content away from the main platform.
YouTube TV and YouTube Kids will also come to Amazon Fire TV devices later this year.
Moving all child-related content from YouTube to YouTube Kids is going to be a very challenging task.
For months now, YouTube has been grappling with moderating content across its platform.
YouTube is also working on a more effective classifier that will weed out the predatory comments.
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A clip that looks like an innocent cartoon, shows a man giving advice on how to properly slit a wrist.
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YouTube had launched the "parent-approved content" on its system in April.
YouTube already has released a handful of original shows in South Korea and one in India.
The team behind YouTube Kids app has introduced three new features that allow parents to further limit the videos that their kids can access on the app.
YouTube to hire 10,000 people to monitor and control violent content, as well as disturbing videos targeting children
YouTube along with Facebook, Google and Twitter have come under scrutiny over the availability of terrorist material and propaganda on their platforms.
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The good part about this is that YouTube is aware of the problem and it is actively trying to fight this type of content and revamped its guidelines.
Parents can customise content in the YouTube Kids app in some countries by signing into the app and blocking videos they don't want their kids to watch.