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Loren Cheng, product manager for Messenger Kids said before children can make new connections on the app, it must be approved by parents on both sides.

Parents are concerned by Facebook's new app for kids under 13.

While working together with these agencies, Facebook came up with a set of guidelines that helped them in conceptualizing Messenger Kids.

For example, the app allows the Facebook friends of a child's parents to see that they have Messenger Kids, which Jesse Weinberger, cybersafety speaker and author of The Boogeyman Exists; And He's In Your Child's Back Pocket, says is concerning.

But, only a handful of messaging and social apps - like Kudos, a photo-sharing app - are designed for younger children to use with parental permission and supervision.

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The social network said it had consulted with parents and experts to ensure child safety in using the app, but Mr Hunt has accused the tech giant of failing to act responsibly.

James Steyer, the CEO of the kids-focused on the non-profit group Common Sense, stated that while he liked the idea of a messaging app which needs the parental sign-ups, many questions remain.

Fortunately, family members and relatives do not need to download the same Messenger Kids app in order to chat with the toddlers. But she said that while Facebook made the app "with the best of intentions", it's not yet known how people will actually use it. Balkam also stated that the millions of kids under 13 are already on Facebook, with or without their parents' approval. "Parents want to know they're in control".

Then, authenticate your child's iOS device using your own Facebook username and password. But, per the app's privacy policy, Facebook reserves the right to share information with third parties, which must in turn have their own privacy policies to protect children. Facebook's safeguards have made it more hard for strangers to contact a child, they said. The company has no plans to release a similar kids-only platform for its other main social network, Instagram. As a matter of fact, your kiddo won't even see any ads while using it because the developers at Facebook pledged Messenger Kids is an "ad-free experience", meaning they won't use their info to try to sell them anything (unlike the adult accounts, which are peppered with ads for things you may have considered buying at one point six months ago).

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