Kids and TechNov 08, 2018

In the News: 'On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters' by The NY Times

In the News: 'On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters' by The NY Times

It’s our natural instinct to help kids grow into responsible digital citizens—and that means helping parents, too. Kinzoo’s “In the Wild” series was specifically designed for our founder, Sean Herman, to share the latest news, resources, and knowledge from beyond our zoo gates.

“The stories told in this piece are eerily familiar to me, as I had a similar experience with my own daughter. It’s this type of unfiltered, inappropriate content that inspired Kinzoo, and the proactive approach we’ll take to monitor content on our upcoming app. Many platforms, like YouTube Kids, have good intentions, but errors like this really highlight parents’ need to intervene.”

Read ‘On YouTube Kids, Startling Videos Slip Past Filters’ on The New York Times here.

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