On November 24, CCFC and Digital Democracy filed two important updates to the complaint we filed with the FTC in April, charging Google with unfair and deceptive practices in connection with its YouTube Kids app for kids five and younger. We urged the FTC to hold 17 food and beverage manufacturers accountable for violating the pledges they made not to market to children under the age of 12. We also showed evidence that relationships and payments between advertisers, YouTube creators, and various intermediaries results in a continuing barrage of commercial content on the YouTube Kids app. | Read more.
Smart boards. Smartphones. Tablets. E-books, apps and more. The rapid influx of new screen devices and software poses a special challenge for the early childhood community and parents of young children. That's why CCFC, the Alliance for Childhood, and TRUCE have created Facing the Screen Dilemma: Young children, technology and early education. Download your free copy today!