Facebook on Wednesday launched a Messenger Kids application in 70 new countries including India amid the coronavirus pandemic. With schools closed due to coronavirus lockdown across the globe and people practicing social distancing, the parents are turning to technology more than ever to help their kids connect with friends, family, and the teachers.
The Messenger Kids is a video chat and messaging app that helps the kids to connect with their friends, family, and teachers in a fun, parent-controlled space.
Facebook has worked with its Youth Advisors, a team of experts in online safety, child development and media, to help develop the Messenger Kids app.
Meanwhile, the parents can manage to see who their kid interacts with. Also, they can monitor their child's activity in the app through the Parent Dashboard. Through the dashboard, the parents can also download their child's information at any time.
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