YouTube has become one of the most popular socila media video platform, with more than six billiob hours of videos watched every month. These stats prove it is even beating Facebook, with teenagers choosing YouTube over the social media giant. As a result of a huge young audience following, Google has decided to explore the possibilities of developing a new child-friendly site.

Kids on a computer

At the moment YouTube has safety measures in place to block inappropriate content to protect younger viewers but unfortuantely this isn’t always 100 percent accurate. The new site would be designed for children under ten years of age and would guarantee a safer viewing experience.

On YouTube weekly, Lamarr Wilson explains how a child-friendly YouTube site would provide parents the assurance that the vidoes their children are watching, are age appropriate.

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SOURCE: http://mashable.com/2014/03/24/youtube-for-kids/