YouTube Kids

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YouTube Kids Now Available on Apple TV

Wednesday May 27, 2020 6:51 am PDT by
The popular YouTube Kids app is now available on Apple TV, making it easier to access the platform's kid-friendly video content on bigger screens. YouTube Kids uses a combination of automated filters, human review, and parent feedback to offer a safer environment for kids to watch videos. Parental controls offer additional customization, from allowing only parent-approved collections to be...

YouTube Red Brings Ad-Free Videos to Company's Kid-Friendly App

Thursday August 4, 2016 5:03 am PDT by
In a post on the company's official blog, YouTube yesterday announced that its paid subscription service -- dubbed YouTube Red -- will now encompass YouTube Kids, enabling "a whole new set of features for the family to enjoy" whenever parents sign up for Red. Available in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, the move comes about 15 months after YouTube Kids came under fire by some...

'YouTube Kids' Under Fire for Targeting Children with Advertisements

Tuesday April 7, 2015 7:25 am PDT by
A handful of prominent child advocacy groups plan to work together today in asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google's YouTube Kids app, with the groups claiming that the popular video streaming service is deceptively targeting kids with advertisements on the tablet and smartphone application (via San Jose Mercury News). The root of the complaint stems from restrictions placed ...