YouTube is expanding parental controls for teens. Supervised accounts will enable content settings and limit some features.
YouTube announced expanded parental controls for teens. Property, YouTube Kidstargets users who have exceeded the limits of. The platform will release a public beta for the audited accounts feature in the coming months.
YouTube expands control mechanism
Through their supervised Google Accounts, parents will be able to choose from three content settings. When the parent wants to allow access to a wider range of videos on the platform than younger children “DiscoverWill be able to enable the ”setting. This setting unlocks videos that YouTube generally states are suitable for kids ages nine and up. At the same time the user vlogs, game clips, music videos, news and educational content It will also be able to access videos like this with this setting.
“Discover MoreThe setting is expressed for young people. Including a larger pool of videos, including live streams for the type of content that appears in the Explore setting, the option allows access to almost everything on the platform.
Besides content settings, parents will be able to view their children’s tracking and search history. Also parents are Google Family Link will continue to enable other restrictions, including time limits through.
YouTube plans to add more controls in the future, including the option to block certain videos.
Beyond content, the new feature will limit intermediate age and teen accounts in other ways. YouTube will not serve personalized ads or specific ad categories to this age group and will disable in-app purchases. YouTube finally says some of the “with an age-appropriate and parental-controlled approachSome comments and creation features will remain off, although it plans to enable it.