Kids love to play video games — in apps, on mobile devices and online with friends.
“Social distancing,” “shelter-in-place,” “virtual happy hour” – these are some of the new expressions on everyone’s lips the past few weeks.
Does your child love YouTube videos? Did you know that while little Susie was watching her favorite shows, YouTube was collecting data and using it to send her targeted ads?
Parents be warned: some dating apps – like FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U – allow adults to find and communicate with children.
Online games and websites for kids are everywhere these days – to the point where it’s commonplace to see toddlers playing with them, too.
Do you know a child who dreams of being the next big star? Who spends time at home, recording song and dance routines (maybe over, and over, and over again)?
No doubt, there are a lot of talented kids out there.
Did you buy electronic devices for your children this holiday season?
As a parent, you have control over the personal information companies collect online from your kids under 13.