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Attorneys General Urge Facebook To Cancel ‘Instagram For Kids’

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: A person poses with an iPhone displaying the Instagram logo on August 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

A bipartisan group of 44 state attorneys general are coming together to urge Facebook to cancel its plans for a version of Instagram aimed at kids.
In a letter, officials warn of the potential for kids to face bullying or possible grooming from sexual predators – and questioned Facebook’s record in protecting children.
The company says it will work with both child experts and government regulators to ensure “safety and privacy” for underage users.
Do you think ‘Instagram for kids’ is a bad idea? Do you monitor your childrens’ internet usage?


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