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YouTube to launch kid-friendly Android app on Feb. 23



Google is planning to launch a version of YouTube for children on Android devices Monday, according to USA Today

The app, called YouTube Kids, will be free and will offer an easy-to-use interface as well as a selection of YouTube content appropriate for children

The reasoning behind the new app, which has been rumored to be in the works since March 2014, is simple: Kids love YouTube, but parents are worried not all of the content on the service is appropriate for their children

“Parents were constantly asking us, can you make YouTube a better place for our kids,” the project’s group product manager Shimrit Ben-Yair told USA Today

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