YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety

Posted On: Jun 19, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety

YouTube is considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform.
Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that YouTube executives are considering moving all children's content to YouTube Kids , the platform's secondary app.
While YouTube Kids has existed since 2015, a majority of children use the regular YouTube app to access the platform.
YouTube will also consider disabling automatic video recommendations for children's videos.
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New reports indicate that YouTube's executives are considering fundamental changes to the video platform to help create a healthier environment for children.
Both Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal report that YouTube will consider shifting all children's content to YouTube Kids, a secondary app with increased moderation. YouTube will also consider disabling the platform's recommendation feature for children's programming.
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