Facebook Made a Messenger App for Kids as Young as 6 & Parents Are Getting Heated

Kids are growing up faster and faster these days, but what is the right age for children to enter the sometimes dangerous world of social media?

Well, according to Facebook, it's sooner than we think. The company just rolled out a new app called Messenger Kids that will cater to kiddos as young as 6 years old, and parents are not having it.
The app will work similarly to Snapchat, and it allows kids to send videos, texts, and photos to parent-approved contacts.


CBSE advises kids to stop social networking

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on its helpline website has asked students to refrain from logging onto to social networking sites, messaging and using cellphones because these serve as big distraction from studies. "Recreation is not bad if done in moderation. At this juncture, you need self-control and try to refrain from logging onto the internet," the helpline said.

Social media has huge impact on kids' lives

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Screen time has changed dramatically in the 21st century. Although most people still watch television and work on computers, social forms of media are expanding rapidly, in part due to the growth of the Internet and cellular networks.


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