Facebook Launched a “Walled Garden” for Kids

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  1. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

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    https://wccftech.com/facebook-messenger-kids-data-collection-obsession/
     
  2. emmjay

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    The Overlord has a plan.
    Parents get utopia and the children join the Overmind.

    I know this plot. It is supposed to be fiction. The Mark Manifesto is an eerie parallel.
     
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    The conclusion is that it's up to parents ... younger and younger minds connected to our hyper-connected digital world, the effects of which we won't fully understand for decades to come.

    https://www.pcmag.com/feature/357786/hands-on-with-facebook-messenger-kids
     
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    Facebook Adds Time Limits to Messenger Kids With Sleep Mode
    Parents can now set boundaries within Messenger Kids, locking children out of the app anytime it enters 'Sleep Mode' periods.
    April 27, 2018

    https://www.pcmag.com/news/360720/facebook-adds-time-limits-to-messenger-kids-with-sleep-mode
     
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    Can this be extended to all FB users?
     
  7. mood

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    Facebook’s controversial Messenger Kids is rolling out to Canada and Peru
    June 22, 2018
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/22/17492800/facebooks-controversial-messenger-kids-canada-peru
     
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    Facebook has young people in an 'insidious grip', warns head of NHS England
    July 8, 2018
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/20...people-insidious-grip-warns-head-nhs-england/
     
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    Facebook & Instagram Crack Down on Underage Users After Getting Caught Turning Blind Eye to Age Policy
    https://wccftech.com/facebook-instagram-booting-underage-users/
     
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    Messenger Kids launches in Mexico
    July 19, 2018
    https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/19/messenger-kids-launches-in-mexico/
     
  11. DesuMaiden

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    This is irrelevant to me mainly because I am older than the intended age demographic of this app, and also I don't have any kids who are in that age demographic.
     
  12. mood

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    LOL, bye: Facebook’s teen meme project is dead before it was released
    February 8, 2019
    https://mashable.com/article/lol-facebook-dead-app
     
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