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USA Today

On 27 April, users of the website Nick.com filed a brief with the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals aiming to revive a lawsuit accusing Viacom and Google of violating privacy laws. According to the plaintiffs, Viacom violated users' video privacy rights by allowing Google to set tracking cookies on its website Nick.com....

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On 24 April, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislative body, adopted a revised Advertising Law. The legislation, which goes into effect on 1 September, will introduce a series of new provisions on the marketing of products. According to the new provisions, children under the age of 10 will no longer be allowed to endorse products in advertisements. ...

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Speaking at a marketing conference last week, Darran Garnham, chief commercial officer of Mind Candy, – the British company behind the popular online game Moshi Monsters - said that popular websites targeting children such as YouTube for Kids should be more regulated to ensure that young audiences are not “spammed” with advertising....

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United Kingdom

In their study entitled “First Exposure and Use of Mobile Media in Young Children”, researchers from the Philadelphia’s Einstein Medical Centre found that 36% of children have “touched or scrolled” the screen of a mobile media device before their first birthday. Most children (69%) have used such devices by the age of 2....

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Today AEf is publishing a comprehensive literature review on digital marketing communications and children, prepared by Dr Barbie Clarke, of...

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With Google processing 40,000 search queries a second — or 1.2 trillion a year — it's a safe bet that many of those doing the...

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USA Today

26 Sep 2014 - The Huffington Post: Google to revamp its products with 12-and-younger focus

We all know that kids love apps. From a parent's perspective, apps can provide a much more interactive, and educational experie

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The Huffington Post

One of the big challenges for children’s app developers is the reluctance of many parents to pay upfront for apps, even if they distrust...

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The Guardian

Britain's technology companies are struggling to attract a new generation of mobile-savvy&nb

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The Guardian