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YouTube Kids has 'no minefields for parents,' group says

Zach Miners | Feb. 25, 2015
Google says its new YouTube app for kids is its first product "built from the ground up with little ones in mind," and it appears to have taken careful steps not to ignite a furor by sacrificing children's' privacy for its business interests.

Searching for "guns" produced some results, but only Minecraft videos involving guns and tutorials for playing songs with "gun" in the title.

YouTube Kids shows Google pushing to expand the use of its services among a younger audience. The company plans to soon launch a version of it for Kurio and Nabi kids' tablets. Google competitor Twitter, meanwhile, recently launched a kid-oriented version of its Vine mobile video service.


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