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‘Facebook for kids’ app launched in British schools with kids as young as SEVEN able to sign up – but teachers will be able to monitor activity

January 18, 2017
in Kids

A NEW “Facebook style” app aimed at making social media safer for children has launched – for kids as young as SEVEN. Although the age limit on using sites like Facebook is 13 a recent study found four out of five primary school kids admitted to using social media daily. The new site, named Go Bubble, has been created by a former police chief, reports Manchester Evening News. Created from the pupil-led online safety education programme eCadets, lets children chat online with school friends, share jokes, pictures or videos. However the key difference with Go Bubble compared to other sites like Facebook is that SCHOOLS sign up pupils, with parental approval, rather than the kids themselves. They can then chat to classmates, others at the school or even children their own age across the world. Go Bubble puts an end to...

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