YouTube Kids Criticized For Ads

Apr 8, 2015

VIDEOS UNDER FIRE: Google’s YouTube Kids is supposed to deliver age-appropriate videos and channels to youngsters--but critics claim the iOS and Android app is mostly delivering ads. One watchdog called it “the most hyper-commercialized media environment for children I have ever seen.” Are “branded channels” from McDonald’s and Barbie sneaky or acceptable?

YouTube Kids Criticized For Ads

Apr 8, 2015

VIDEOS UNDER FIRE: Google’s YouTube Kids is supposed to deliver age-appropriate videos and channels to youngsters--but critics claim the iOS and Android app is mostly delivering ads. One watchdog called it “the most hyper-commercialized media environment for children I have ever seen.” Are “branded channels” from McDonald’s and Barbie sneaky or acceptable?

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