Google considering YouTube, Gmail accounts for kids




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Google considering YouTube, Gmail accounts for kidsGoogle Inc is considering allowing accounts for children the age of 13 and give parents control over how the service is used, according to media reports.

Google has been working on a version of YouTube, its video-sharing site, for youngsters and is considering other child-friendly accounts such as its Gmail , the Financial Times reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

companies such as Google and Facebook Inc do not offer to children 13, but is tough to catch users who sign up by providing false information. [eap_ad_2] A . called Children’s Privacy Act, or COPPA, imposes strict controls on the collection and of information about children 13.

Google’s effort is partly driven by the fact that some parents are already trying to create accounts for children and the company wants to make the process easier and compliant with the rules, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the effort. (Reuters)[eap_ad_3]