Facebook Launches Messenger Kids for Children

Facebook has launched a new standalone version of Messenger aimed at kids. And it is, rather inevitably, called Messenger Kids. Messenger Kids is designed for children aged between six and 12, with parents being placed in charge of setting up and managing their children’s access. Thanks to the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) no one under the age of 13 is allowed to sign up for a Facebook account. Some kids still do sign up, but Facebook has needed a way to reach out to this younger generation without upsetting their parents for some time. A Child-Friendly Version…

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