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RecodeFacebook Messenger is coming to an elementary school near you. Facebook is releasing a new version of Messenger, its standalone messaging app, specifically for users under the age of 13 - those who are too young to use Facebook due to the site's age restrictions.
TechCrunchFor the first time, Facebook is opening up to children under age 13 with a privacy-focused app designed to neutralize child predator threats that plague youth-focused competitors like Snapchat.
TechCrunchFacebook's messaging app for under 13s, Messenger Kids - which launched two years ago pledging a "private" chat space for kids to talk with contacts specifically approved by their parents - has run into an embarrassing safety issue. The Verge obtained messages sent by ...
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The Next WebFacebook has launched a new version of Facebook Messenger, aimed at children under the age of 13. The app, called Facebook Messenger Kids, works much like a trimmed-down version of the mainstream version of the app. The biggest difference is that it's designed with parental controls in mind.
The VergeFacebook today announced a new version of its Messenger chat app designed for children ages six to 12. Called Messenger Kids, the new app does not require a Facebook account - due to federal law, users under the age of 13 cannot legally sign up for Facebook.
The VergeFacebook's Messenger Kids app is built around a simple premise: children shouldn't be able to talk to users who haven't been approved by their parents. But a design flaw allowed users to sidestep that protection through the group chat system, allowing children to enter group chats with unapproved strangers.
TimeFacebook is launching a new app called Messenger Kids, which lets children send messages and video chat with parent-approved contacts.
Washington PostFacebook now has a messaging app for kids - its first product aimed at young children. The move gives Facebook a way to court younger users, with their parents' permission. It also puts the social network at the heart of the ongoing debate about how and when children should start using digital products.
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