YouTube has launched a special video platform in India especially for children. This child-friendly app named YouTube Kids can be downloaded from Google Play and App Store in India. The features and content of this app have been specially customized for children.
The company has joined hands with top content creators in India to make videos for this app. The interface of Android and iOS apps is such that children can use them comfortably. The pictures are big and the icons are in bold. YouTube says that this allows children to navigate. The new app also offers voice search support, so that even children who do not yet have knowledge of spellings etc. will be able to use it..
This app will show shows, music and learning programs. In this, many popular kids programs will be available especially for children. It will also have several parental control features, so that parents can control what the child can see. These features include search settings, provision of passcodes and turning off background music or sound effects.
This app can also be streamed on TVs with the help of Chromecast, Apple TV and gaming consoles. It also works with Smart TVs. Google itself will also keep an eye on the videos and parents will also be able to flag if they find anything objectionable. This app was launched in February 2015 and is available in around 20 countries.Download for android Download for ios