Instagram Kids app for children under the age of 13, the new version is being developed by Facebook, a photo-sharing tool. It is made to get its popular products into the hands of the next generation of internet users.
Buzzfeed News earlier reported on Instagram kids that, The new app is not released yet, but on Thursday, it was announced. The users must be at least 13 years old according to Instagram’s requirements.
Social media for kids under 13
Instagram, which Facebook had now bought almost a decade ago, has become the most popular product nowadays. In contrast, its main social networking property has failed to Cooperate with young users.
Joe Osborne, a Facebook spokesman, said in a statement thatMostly kids ask their parents if they can create accounts and stay in touch with their friends. We are developing additional products because nowadays there are not many choices for parents, just like we created Messenger for Kids. Parents can manage it, that’s why it’s suitable for kids.
We are planning to bring parent controlled experience to Instagram so that kids can stay in touch with their friends and make New hobbies and interests etc.
For pre-teens, Messenger Kids is a version of Facebook Messenger That can be managed or controlled by parents, but earlier, due to a flaw, some kids could chat with unknown people whose parents disapproved. Many parents became concerned due to this incident from regulators that it does not really protect children.
This news arrived after two days when Instagram said that they should make some efforts to ensure that youngsters are protected and safe. Young Users will not suffer public criticism or get bullied, mostly teens on Instagram. On Tuesday, it was published by the company in a blog titled “Continuing to Make Instagram Safer for the Youngest Members of Our Community.”
This news lays the groundwork for Facebook who is family of products and is almost used by 3.3 billions in just a month.