YouTube will launch a new application, especially designed for children, with a view to creating a safer service.
In the application, there will be the possibility of parental control and use restrictions on who can upload content.
The YouTube Kids will operate separately from the YouTube main service and will initially be available in the US.
The parental control features will include the ability to limit the time they can spend the kids watching videos, and a tool that lets you off the search function.
The YouTube Kids will have channels and playlists organized in four categories: shows, music, Learning and Exploration. Users will also be able to search for individual issues.
The project’s YouTube is a period in which the safe Internet and the protection of children is one of the biggest challenges. Definitely will be embraced by parents who want to increase assurance that their young children are not exposed to inappropriate material.
The product manager of YouTube Shimrit Ben-Yair said that the large viewership of family entertainment channel YouTube, coupled with the growing demand of parents to improve the medium led to the creation of this, as all show very useful application.
The Kids YouTube is free, but will only be available on Android of Google.