YouTube Kids Upsets Advocacy Groups ... Again
Two children's advocacy groups filed complaints against YouTube Kids for junk food ads.By Eugene Daniels | November 24, 2015
YouTube Kids –– the offshoot of the main site advertised as a safe place for kids –– may not be as kid-friendly as we thought. (Video via Google)
At least according to two advocacy groups. The Campaign for a Commerical-Free Childhood (CCFC) and Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) filed complaints with the Federal Trade Commission because of junk food ads that play on the app. (Video via Medo Tech)
The groups say they found hundreds of commercials from Nestle, Coca-Cola and Nutella on the app and they're not happy.