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Chicago Tribune
Something really is wrong on the internet, and we should be more worriedBridle, was published on the heels of a report from The New York Times that des
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
Bridle, was published on the heels of a report from The New York Times that described disquieting problems with the popular YouTube Kids app. Parents have been handing their children an iPad to watch videos of Peppa Pig or Elsa from “Frozen,” only... Read more
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Mashable
YouTube terminates the massive and super creepy kids channel 'Toy Freaks'first reported that creepy, weird, and often violent videos were slipping throu
Mashable / Posted yesterday
first reported that creepy, weird, and often violent videos were slipping through YouTube's filters, often landing on its YouTube Kids app. Follow up stories from the New York Timesand a popular Medium post highlighted the issue further. YouTube... Read more
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Business Wire
Xilam verbucht über 2 Millionen Abonnenten auf YouTubeShows von Xilam immer mehr von der gesamten Familie angesehen werden, und wir s
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Shows von Xilam immer mehr von der gesamten Familie angesehen werden, und wir sind stolz darauf, von Anfang an Partner der YouTube Kids App zu sein.“ Gregory Dray, Director, Head of Kids/Family Entertainment and Learning, EMEA, YouTube bei Google,... Read more
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Business Insider
'This is not TV': A growing number of advertisers feel duped by YouTubeand Heroes Team. While The New York Times recently reported on kids being tric
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
and Heroes Team. While The New York Times recently reported on kids being tricked into watching adult-themed videos on the YouTube kids app, these channels seem aimed at a broad audience on YouTube. YouTube is cracking down on channels using kids... Read more
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Business Wire
Xilam rassemble plus de 2 millions d’abonnés sur ses chaînes Youtubeséries de Xilam offrent une forte opportunité de partage en famille ; c’est aus
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
séries de Xilam offrent une forte opportunité de partage en famille ; c’est aussi le sens du partenariat établi avec l’app YouTube Kids depuis son lancement.” Gregory Dray, Directeur EMEA du pôle Jeunesse et Famille, Google/YouTube : “Les... Read more
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Business Wire
Xilam Welcomes more than 2 Million Subscribers on YouTubethat Xilam’s shows are able to offer a stronger opportunity for family co-viewi
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
that Xilam’s shows are able to offer a stronger opportunity for family co-viewing and we are proud to be a partner of YouTube Kids App since the beginning.” Gregory Dray, Director, Head of Kids/Family Entertainment and Learning, EMEA, YouTube... Read more
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Inquirier.net
How these kids–with their parents go gadget-free, cold turkeyby taking out Safari and instead installing the more child-appropriate Mobicip,
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
by taking out Safari and instead installing the more child-appropriate Mobicip, and replacing YouTube on “his” device with YouTube Kids. I said “his” because I constantly remind him that he doesn’t really own it. It’s the family device (even if... Read more
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asianage
5 kid friendly mobile apps that make learning exciting on this Children's Daybroadcasters to internet companies. On the eve of Children’s Day, we explore a
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
broadcasters to internet companies. On the eve of Children’s Day, we explore a few apps which could be helpful to kids. YouTube Kids App The official YouTube Kids app is designed for curious little minds. This is an app, where kids can discover... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos popping up on kids' channelAfter several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 6 days ago
After several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s beefing up security to protect children from unsuitable content. Soon after the special platform launched in February, a slew of clips featuring cartoon characters,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos popping up on children’s channelAfter several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
After several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s beefing up security to protect children from unsuitable content. Soon after the special platform launched in February, a slew of clips featuring cartoon characters,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos popping up on children’s channelAfter several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
After several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s beefing up security to protect children from unsuitable content. Soon after the special platform launched in February, a slew of clips featuring cartoon characters,... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos popping up on children's channelAfter several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 6 days ago
After several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s beefing up security to protect children from unsuitable content. Soon after the special platform launched in February, a slew of clips featuring cartoon characters,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos popping up on children's channelAfter several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
After several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s beefing up security to protect children from unsuitable content. Soon after the special platform launched in February, a slew of clips featuring cartoon characters,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos popping up on children's channelAfter several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
After several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s beefing up security to protect children from unsuitable content. Soon after the special platform launched in February, a slew of clips featuring cartoon characters,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos popping up on children’s channelAfter several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s
Dayton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
After several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s beefing up security to protect children from unsuitable content. Soon after the special platform launched in February, a slew of clips featuring cartoon characters,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos popping up on children’s channelAfter several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
After several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced it’s beefing up security to protect children from unsuitable content. Soon after the special platform launched in February, a slew of clips featuring cartoon characters,... Read more
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ajc.com
YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos popping up on kids channelThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution After several lewd videos popped up on YouTub
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution After several lewd videos popped up on YouTube Kids, the company announced its beefing up security to protect children from unsuitable content. Soon after the special platform launched in February, a slew of clips... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site's kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
FOX Carolina / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site's kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site's kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site's kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site's kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
WSMV Nashville / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids' app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site's kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How Facebook & Google Threaten Public Health... And Democracythe objective of capturing the attention, and perhaps even behavioral data, abo
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
the objective of capturing the attention, and perhaps even behavioral data, about children. At the same time, Alphabet’s YouTube Kids is a site filled with inappropriate content that creates addiction in children far too young to resist. While... Read more
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asianage
Children's popular characters in inappropriate videos to be banned: YouTubei.e. accounts belonging to users aged 18+ when they are reported by users. Suc
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
i.e. accounts belonging to users aged 18+ when they are reported by users. Such content will also be removed from the YouTube Kids app, which caters to children with a limited collection of suitable content. YouTube will also block such videos... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Google Cracks Down on Disturbing Cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site’s kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site’s kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Google Cracks Down On Disturbing Cartoons On Youtube Kidsto clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site’s kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site’s kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site’s kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Google cracks down on disturbing cartoons on YouTube Kidsto clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of v
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
to clean up its kids’ app. Recent reports have called attention to troves of videos with profanity and violent themes on YouTube Kids, the video-sharing site’s kid-friendly platform. Content for YouTube Kids is pulled from the main YouTube... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
YouTube to block disturbing videos featuring popular children's charactersof bizarre videos depicting children's characters in morbid situations appearin
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
of bizarre videos depicting children's characters in morbid situations appearing on YouTube and on its children-only app, YouTube Kids. They included Peppa Pig in frightening situations, such as drinking bleach or getting teeth pulled out at the... Read more
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Variety
YouTube Moves to Age-Restrict Weird and Disturbing Kid-Targeted VideosNow YouTube has adopted a new policy that it says will do more to block such ou
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
Now YouTube has adopted a new policy that it says will do more to block such outré content from landing on YouTube Kids. The move comes after YouTube this summer said it would pull advertising from content that portrays family-entertainment... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Under fire for pointing kids to disturbing videos, YouTube promises to put in place new age restrictions (GOOGL)have been flagged for having inappropriate content. Age-restricted videos are
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
have been flagged for having inappropriate content. Age-restricted videos are automatically blocked from showing up in its YouTube Kids app, the company said. The policy change follows revelations that YouTube is pointing kids to thousands of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Under fire for pointing kids to disturbing videos, YouTube promises to put in place new age restrictions (GOOGL)have been flagged for having inappropriate content. Age-restricted videos are
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
have been flagged for having inappropriate content. Age-restricted videos are automatically blocked from showing up in its YouTube Kids app, the company said. The policy change follows revelations that YouTube is pointing kids to thousands of... Read more
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Mashable
YouTube is now taking further measures to moderate content on its kids appOctober, Mashable first reported that weird, creepy, and downright inappropriat
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
October, Mashable first reported that weird, creepy, and downright inappropriate videos were slipping through filters on YouTube Kids, an app geared toward children that allows virtually anyone with a YouTube account to create content that could... Read more
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CNET
How to make YouTube Kids safer for your kidsYouTube Kids is has reached the terrible twos. Released in 2015, the free app a
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
YouTube Kids is has reached the terrible twos. Released in 2015, the free app attempts to eliminate the unseemly parts of YouTube by offering only cartoons, educational shows and other kid-friendly content. Of course, the internet being the internet,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
YouTube is reportedly pointing kids to thousands of disturbing, violent, and inappropriate videos (GOOGL)the videos tap into popular keywords. YouTube says it screens videos to pull i
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
the videos tap into popular keywords. YouTube says it screens videos to pull inappropriate ones from its children-oriented YouTube Kids app, and encourages people to flag any videos they view as inappropriate on its platforms. But writer James... Read more
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Business Insider
YouTube is reportedly pointing kids to thousands of disturbing, violent, and inappropriate videosthe videos tap into popular keywords. YouTube says it screens videos to pull i
Business Insider / Posted 10 days ago
the videos tap into popular keywords. YouTube says it screens videos to pull inappropriate ones from its children-oriented YouTube Kids app, and encourages people to flag any videos they view as inappropriate on its platforms. But writer James... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
YouTube is reportedly pointing kids to thousands of disturbing, violent, and inappropriate videosthe videos tap into popular keywords. YouTube says it screens videos to pull i
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
the videos tap into popular keywords. YouTube says it screens videos to pull inappropriate ones from its children-oriented YouTube Kids app, and encourages people to flag any videos they view as inappropriate on its platforms. But writer James... Read more
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Connecticut Post
YouTube is reportedly pointing kids to thousands of disturbing, violent, and inappropriate videosthe videos tap into popular keywords. YouTube says it screens videos to pull i
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
the videos tap into popular keywords. YouTube says it screens videos to pull inappropriate ones from its children-oriented YouTube Kids app, and encourages people to flag any videos they view as inappropriate on its platforms. But writer James... Read more
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Babyology
Creepy NOT cute: Deceptive, violent videos starring kids' characters on YouTubefrom creating this kind of content.Slipping through the filters Granted, many
Babyology / Posted 11 days ago
from creating this kind of content.Slipping through the filters Granted, many of these clips can’t be played through the YouTube Kids app, but some do slip by the filters. Upsetting screenshots from the videos may also appear when kids search for... Read more
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Slate
Those Disturbing Kids’ YouTube Videos Are a Symptom of Tech’s Deepest Problemideologies, about fake news, about climate denialism, about 9/11 conspiracies.
Slate / Posted 12 days ago
ideologies, about fake news, about climate denialism, about 9/11 conspiracies. In other words, the problem is not just YouTube Kids. The problem is that we have entrusted big tech companies with everything from our email to our social media... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
5 things to know for November 7some privacy experts call the feature "concerning" and believe it is an adverti
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
some privacy experts call the feature "concerning" and believe it is an advertising play. However, a spokesperson says "YouTube Kids" doesn't use children's data to target paid ads, only to customize the viewing experience. 5. While many stores... Read more
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CNET
Disturbing videos reportedly showed up on YouTube Kidswebsite is the largest video site in the world, with more than a billion people
CNET / Posted 12 days ago
website is the largest video site in the world, with more than a billion people visiting a month. The affected service, YouTube Kids, was launched in 2015 to be a family-friendly version of the site. But the kids service reportedly has a dark... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Creepy Kids Videos Like These Keep Popping Up On YouTubeclips with names like “PAW Patrol Babies Pretend to Die Suicide by Annabelle Hy
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
clips with names like “PAW Patrol Babies Pretend to Die Suicide by Annabelle Hypnotized”— appear in the child-oriented YouTube Kids app, although YouTube told the Times it responds to parent complaints and pulls inappropriate content. In the... Read more
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International Business Times
Youtube Kids app shows three-year-old boy fake PAW Patrol cartoon suicide video The Youtube Kids app for iPad has failed to protect a three-year-old boy from a
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
The Youtube Kids app for iPad has failed to protect a three-year-old boy from a suicide- and murder-themed cartoon, styled like popular children's show PAW Patrol. Staci Burn was cooking tea for her son, Isaac, when she heard him scream "Mummy, the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Videos slip past YouTube Kids filters as children 'tormented' by disturbing knockoffs was a typical night in Staci Burns's house. She was cooking dinner while her 3-
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
was a typical night in Staci Burns's house. She was cooking dinner while her 3-year-old son, Isaac, watched videos on the YouTube Kids app on an iPad. Suddenly he cried out, "Mummy, the monster scares me!" When Ms Burns walked over, Isaac was... Read more
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WA Today
Videos slip past YouTube Kids filters as children 'tormented' by disturbing knockoffswas a typical night in Staci Burns's house. She was cooking dinner while her 3-
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
was a typical night in Staci Burns's house. She was cooking dinner while her 3-year-old son, Isaac, watched videos on the YouTube Kids app on an iPad. Suddenly he cried out, "Mummy, the monster scares me!" When Ms Burns walked over, Isaac was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Videos slip past YouTube Kids filters as children 'tormented' by disturbing knockoffs was a typical night in Staci Burns's house. She was cooking dinner while her 3-
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
was a typical night in Staci Burns's house. She was cooking dinner while her 3-year-old son, Isaac, watched videos on the YouTube Kids app on an iPad. Suddenly he cried out, "Mummy, the monster scares me!" When Ms Burns walked over, Isaac was... Read more
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