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How To Limit YouTube Kids To Play Only Human-Approved Channels 

How To Limit YouTube Kids To Play Only Human-Approved Channels 

YouTube Kids has had some, um, problems with inappropriate, disturbing and sometimes downright gruesome content slipping past the algorithms created to keep young viewers safe. Videos of Peppa Pig drinking bleach. Mickey snipping off girls’ bikini tops at the beach. Conspiracy theories claiming the moon landing was a hoax. Sure,…

Is Your Kid Old Enough For Fortnite?

Is Your Kid Old Enough For Fortnite?

If you have a kid who’s older than five, I’m sure you’ve heard of Fortnite: Battle Royale. I’m sure you’ve heard about it a lot actually, like every time they open their damn mouth. It’s one of those universal, of-the-moment trends that every first-world child is intimately familiar with. Every…

How To Set Up YouTube Kids’ Parental Controls 

How To Set Up YouTube Kids’ Parental Controls 

For a while, I’ve resisted handing over my phone to my 5-year-old to let her watch YouTube Kids and there have been multiple times when I’d set her up with a show I approve of only to peek over 15 minutes later and find her watching something I hate (usually…