Facebook announced the launch of Messenger Kids In 70 More Countries and new features that will gradually roll out in different markets. A help page on Facebook’s website lists Brazil, India, Japan, and New Zealand among the countries where the kid-focused messaging service is now available. Facebook also announced a number of tweaks it’s making to how the app works.
As of now, the Messenger Kids application is accessible in select regions for iPhone, iPad, iPod contact, and all Android gadgets.
In Dec. 2017, Facebook introduced Messenger Kids, a special version of its messaging app focused on kids under 13 years of age, in the United States. That’s a significant expansion -up till now, Messenger Kids has just been accessible in the US, Canada, Mexico, Peru, and Thailand.
As per Facebook:
Alongwith the extended rollout, Facebook is additionally including some new connection tools in the application.
- Supervised Friending – That will empower guardians to allow their children to acknowledge, reject, include or expel their own contacts in the application, with guardians keeping up the ability to override any new contact approval from the Parent Dashboard in the application.
- Connecting Kids Through Groups – In addition, Facebook is also adding a new toll which will allow guardians to approve another parent or adult to supervise certain groups within the app.
- Helping Kids Connect With More Friends – which will allow guardians to display their children’s name and profile picture to “friends of their children’s contacts and their guardians, kids of the parent’s Facebook friends, and kids of people parents invite to download the Messenger Kids app”.
As noted, there are dangers with any social application, and many won’t see Messenger Kids as being justified, despite all the trouble, yet there are likewise advantages to kids figuring out how the online life scene capacities.
It won’t be for everybody, except with kids stuck at home, and passing up basic social connections , it could be worth thought.