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Lego builds social network that should be safe for kids

February 2, 2017
in Kids

The history of social networking for children is somewhat chequered. Facebook, the biggest network of all, has a rule about nobody under 13 being allowed in, but it’s based on self-certification so a lot of children bypass it quite openly. Habbo Hotel, a social site for children and young teens, fell foul of poor moderation and was accused of harbouring predators (there is no suggestion that this has happened for several years) – and pundits continue to debate the good and the bad in terms of how social networking affects children’s development. So it’s presumably to be welcomed that an established children’s brand, Lego, is introducing...

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