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YouTube is a popular website and app owned by Google. People of all ages use YouTube to watch and share various videos about tutorials, music, games, and movies for entertainment and educational purposes. Google even created YouTube Kids that is targeted to children by curating age-appropriate videos and restricted commenting access. However, YouTube Kids has its downfalls since it cannot block all inappropriate videos for children. This article from WIRED magazine includes a short guide on how to make the best use of parental settings on YouTube Kids to help keep children safe from inappropriate content on the app.

 

https://www.wired.com/story/youtube-kids-parental-settings-safer/

 

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