Facebook of sex chat dating quizzes for teens
But the app could prime kids to become lifelong Facebook users, and lock their families deeply into the platform where they’ll see ads.
Facebook hired a special team to develop kid-friendly creative tools, from fidget spinner and dinosaur AR masks to crayon-style stickers.
“But the side effect will be that they use Messenger more and create family groups.” Marcus tells me he’s excited about getting his 8-year-old into the family chat alongside his 14- and 17-year-old children.
It’s important to understand that kids under 13 still can’t sign up for a Facebook account.
‘This works’, they said,” Facebook product management director Loren Cheng tells me.
“In other apps, they can contact anyone they want or be contacted by anyone,” Facebook’s head of Messenger David Marcus notes.While Facebook said in the briefing that the app was designed for kids age 6 to 12, younger kids are allowed on, too.