by Kristen A. Jenson, M.A.
In a world where 50 Shades of Grey inspires young men to act out sexual violence, let’s be grateful for the victories that increase Internet safety for kids. Parents, let’s all give a shout out to Google for these historic actions:
The new YouTube Kids App
Finally Google has come out with a safe way for your kids to watch their favorite shows on YouTube. The app is for both Android and iOS mobile devices and features a timer built-in to help manage screen time. Read more here.
Google’s new policy banning porn from public Blogger accounts.
Beginning March 23rd any Blogger blogs containing pornography will be made private so only the administrators and specific people invited to the site can see it. Read more here.
Thank you, Google!
UPDATE: Sad day. Just days after announcing this new policy, Google has reversed…
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