YouTube Kids ‘a Vapid Wasteland’, Say US Lawmakers

YouTube Kids ‘a Vapid Wasteland’, Say US Lawmakers
A US government committee has described YouTube Kids as a “wasteland of vapid, consumerist content.” From a report: In a letter to YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki, the US sub-committee on economic and consumer policy said the platform was full of “inappropriate… highly commercial content”. Google launched YouTube Kids in 2015 as a safe place for children to view appropriate content. YouTube said it had worked hard to provide “enriching content for kids.”

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