Considering the high end use of YouTube where children are watching random videos and have literally become addicted to them, there has been growing concerns by parents to control their kids, regarding what they actually watch.
Hence, in order to address the growing concerns shown by parents, YouTube is introducing a new feature which will make it easy for parents to watch the activities of their kids.
The feature directly aims for the kids who are slightly grown up where they don’t find the YouTube kids app worth watching, but aren’t entirely adults to watch series of videos present in YouTube
There is a mandatory age limit to watch YouTube videos where the person has to be at least 13 to use it.
Kids below the specific age have YouTube kids, as it is an app designed and built especially for the tiny tots with specially chosen curated content for them.
One of the latest announcements by YouTube shows that a new support is going to be launched in the coming months, which will make it easy for parents to watch on the activities. Since, for accessing YouTube, one required to go through a supervised Google Account.
Parents can choose the kind and type of content settings on YouTube.
There is going be three settings namely
This platform is meant for those kids who have just been exploring YouTube kids. So now they have a big and wide platform to do all sorts of exploration. It will be suitable for children aged 9+.There will be tutorials, vlogs, gaming videos, news, music clips along with educational content which will be a part of this exercise for the kids to enjoy their time.
The setting will be meant for kids who cross 13 years. Here, children can also witness live streams
Most of YouTube
As per the name, here users will be able to witness most of the videos which are present on YouTube with the exception of age-restricted content. Additionally, it makes use of sensitive topics which is only suitable and meant for older teens.
It seems that YouTube has taken things very seriously as it also enables parents to manage watch and search history while going through the child’s account settings. There is another noteworthy thing which is coming out of YouTube where it will stop showing personalized ads in “specific categories. YouTube has categorized the positions mainly to enable the safety of children which is obviously need of the hour.
The news certainly creates a satisfaction amongst the parents whose unanimous concerns will be totally understandable. The settings will check on the activities where parents can do their bit towards ensuring that their kids are watching safe content or not
One does hope that the change does come soon so that supervising children becomes easy for the parents who has often complained about natural and growing concerns over the past many years. It seems that wait will finally be over very soon.