Social Networking site Facebook.com launched video messaging and messaging app Facebook Messenger for Kids in 75 countries including our India. Now parents will get more control over the children’s Facebook account. The specialty of this app is that children will be able to create their account but not their own. I know it sounds crazy. Let us tell you Facebook Messenger Kids was launched in the US in the year 2017. Its purpose is to save kids from indulging and stay away from bad things that are not good enough for children. After Facebook Kids parents have a vision on their children’s Facebook activities
Parents and children can download Facebook Messenger for Kids from Google Play and App Store. The company’s reason behind the launch of this app to connect children with their friends under the supervision of their parents. Now meanwhile due to COVID-19, there is an undergoing a nationwide lockdown in India. In such a situation, schools, colleges, and offices are closed everywhere. This time is really difficult for the children because neither they can go out to play outside the house nor can meet friends. In such a situation, Facebook Messenger Kids can be a great partner. Children will be able to video chat with their friends.
A Facebook company stated that schools are closed due to COVID-19 and people are following social distancing. Parents are using technology to help their children connect with friends and family. Along with this, parents also want to control children on online platforms.
The Facebook Messenger Kids app got a special feature called Supervised Friending. With such features, parents will be able to ensure that they have to add to their children’s friend list and to whom not. And parents will also get notifications of upcoming friend requests to children on the dashboard. Not only this, but parents can also give rights to their teachers to add children to school and class groups in this app.