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Facebook Offers a Minor Fix for Its Troubling Messenger Kids Service

Facebook’s messaging service for kids has been met with some disapproval. Child health advocates want Mark Zuckerberg to delete the app altogether, believing it to be detrimental to the development of young minds. Instead, Facebook expanded the reach of its app and, most recently, afforded more parental controls. Read More >>

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Facebook Kids App Widely Criticised by Child Health Advocates Is Now Available to Even More Kids

Messenger Kids, Facebook’s messaging service for children, is rolled out to Android users yesterday. It’s a bold move, given that the app has gotten a lot of heat since its launch in December. Nearly 100 child health advocates signed a letter to Mark Zuckerberg last month urging him to delete the app, and Wired reported today that many of the experts who gave Messenger Kids their stamp of approval were funded by the social network. Read More >>