Google Accounts for Kids: GOOG May Offer Accounts to Children Under 13

Accounts could be monitored by parents

   

Google Accounts for Kids: GOOG May Offer Accounts to Children Under 13

Google (GOOG) may be preparing to offer accounts to kids under the age of 13.

googleLogo e1285771458172 Google Accounts for Kids: GOOG May Offer Accounts to Children Under 13The Google accounts for kids are rumored to allow parents to monitor what their children do while using the account. The company could also be working to make sure it meets the standards set by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, reports The Wall Street Journal.

According to WSJ, parents are already trying to set up accounts for their children and the tech comapny is hoping to make the experience easier. The child accounts will reportedly be able to report data back to parents and also allow them to set parental controls for what their kids can see through the account.

When Google was asked about the accounts for kids, a spokesperson said that he refused to comment on “rumors and speculation,” reports Deutsche Welle.

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