Just as vocal are parents who said children's adoption of technology is an inevitability and appreciated Facebook's approach with the new app.
Facebook said it has also created privacy and security measures to give parents transparency and control over their kids' online activities. Kids can also access a library of child-appropriate GIFs, frames, stickers, masks, and drawing tools.
"Stay away from my kids please Facebook and act responsibly!"
How does Facebook Messenger Kids work?
"After talking to thousands of parents, associations like National PTA, and parenting experts in the USA, we found that there's a need for a messaging app that lets kids connect with people they love but also has the level of control parents want", Loren Cheng, product management director for the new app, explained in an announcement on Facebook's website. They may do so using their own standard Messenger app.
The father of three told this news organization in Facebook Messenger he will not be getting Messenger Kids for his six-year-old.
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Whilst kids can use the social media apps and the messaging apps which are designed for the adults and teenagers, those services aren't built for them, stated Kristelle Lavallee, a children's psychology expert, she suggested the Facebook on designing the service.
But some consumer advocacy groups question whether the app will remain free of ads in the future and if Facebook will use the data to target parents with ads.
To know more about children's needs, and the risks they face online, Facebook collaborated with various agencies and institutions such as the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Center on Media and Child Health, Connect Safely, and the Sesame Workshop. Balkam also stated that the millions of kids under 13 are already on Facebook, with or without their parents' approval. Meanwhile, the American Academy of Pediatrics provided some guidelines that parents may follow in monitoring their kids' use of Facebook, and other forms of digital content.
JEREMY HUNT today blasted Facebook for launching a new app aimed directly at under-13s despite promising to protect young children.
The child would not be given their own Facebook account, which is prohibited for those under 13. Facebook's safeguards have made it more hard for strangers to contact a child, they said. This means that you won't get unknown people trying to add you on Facebook. According to a release, Facebook plans to release the app on other platforms such as the Amazon App Store, and the Google Play Store.
Nationwide, parents like Harrell are facing a familiar dilemma: At what age should they allow their kids to use social media?