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Google Rolls Out Default Upload Tool For Children

To provide a safer online experience for children, Google has announced that it will roll out the default upload settings tool in the coming weeks, allowing any users under the age of 18 or their parents or guardians to upload their images to Google. can be removed from. Google said in a statement, “Removing an image from ‘Search’ does not remove it from the web, but we believe this change will help young people take control of their images online.”

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Google will no longer allow ad targeting based on the age, gender or interests of children. The tech giant announced, we will expand security measures to prevent age-sensitive ad categories from being shown to teens, and stop ad targeting based on gender or interests of people under the age of 18. Children’s YouTube uploads will also gradually default upload to the most private setting.

Default upload setting will be changed for 13-17 year olds

“We’re going to change the default upload setting to the most private option available (on YouTube) for teens ages 13-17,” the company said. Google will begin rolling out these updates globally to its products in the coming months. 

“In the coming months, we’ll be rolling out SafeSearch for existing signed-in users under the age of 18,” the company said. This will be the default setting for teens setting up new accounts. On Google Assistant, the company will introduce new default security in the coming months. Google said it is also rolling out a new Safety section that will let parents know which apps comply with our family policies.

Apps must disclose how they use the data they collect in greater detail, making it easier for parents to decide if an app is right for their child before they download it . The company said, on YouTube, we will enable take break and bedtime reminders and turn off autoplay for users under the age of 18 and on YouTube Kids we will add an autoplay option and enable parents to choose the right option. To enable it, it will be turned off by default.


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