Facebook’s Messenger Kids app, which launched on iOS in December, is now coming to the Amazon Appstore in the U.S. Messenger Kids, as the name implies, is aimed at children under the age of 13, and features a variety of parental control options that allow parents to supervise the online interactions of their children.
You know what? Life is weird. Things happen. And if you’re a parent, one of those things might be your kid accidentally walking in on you having sex.
This even happens to famous people! For example, it happened to Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, which Bell graciously explained on Friday’s The Talk.
Seems like they handled it well, though — in fact, they passed it off as a nap and bought themselves more time.
Very resourceful. Read more…
Hard to grasp, we know, but it really looks like Google is trying to entice your average millenial with hip and trendy features that could win them over from Instagram, Snapchat, and other popular messaging apps.
Not all tablets launched in the US are meant to compete with Apple’s iPad (regardless of the model). As a matter fact, any Android tablet that’s priced to sell for less than $300 will surely have a much easier time avoiding any competition from Apple.
Still, launching a tablet with specs that make it look like a three-year-old product is not alright, even if it’s positioned in the low-end tier price-wise. That being said, it appears that Samsung and LEGO have teamed up to launch a tablet aimed at kids.
The so-called NINJAGO MOVIE Edition tablet can now be pre-ordered in the US via …
The Walt Disney Company has been hit with a lawsuit that claims more than 40 of its smartphone apps have been spying on children. The suit, which has requested Class Action status, states that Disney is violating an online law designed to protect children’s privacy online. Disney’s smartphone apps are very popular; one particular title, “Where’s My Water? 2,” has been downloaded between 100 million and 500 million times.
According to the lawsuits, Disney apps have trackers installed inside that allow data such as geographical information, browsing history and other third party information …
Children under 13 would not be allowed to be the recipient of a purchased cellphone in Colorado under a proposed ballot measure backed by a group called Parents Against Underage Smartphones. To make the 2018 ballot, the group will need to get 300,000 voter signatures. Dr. Tim Farnum, an anesthesiologist in Denver, is leading the group. He says that he saw his own kids having to deal with the effects of always needing to have a device held in their hands. The Doctor said that his kids would take their mobile devices, lock themselves in their rooms, and it ended up changing their personalities. …
It’s Wonder Woman weekend, and little Wonder Women around the world are heading to theaters.
Many young fans are even suiting up for the film, sporting their best costumes and T-shirts. (And all in all, it seems like they’re giving the hotly-anticipated film positive reviews.)
Get ready to feel a lot of feelings:
When mum and dad’s “bird and the bees” talk causes you to have more questions than answers and when your school sex education classes don’t seem to cover all the bases, who can you turn to?
Adolescents are increasingly turning to the internet to fill in the gaps. While it’s a great resource, it can be difficult to navigate when you don’t know what you’re looking for. Some teens turn to porn to provide the answers, but porn is often filled with unrealistic portrayals of sex. Googling one’s queries tends to lack the care and wisdom of a teacher whose presence can put a worried mind at ease. Read more…