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From: NBC News

Child advocacy groups say YouTube Kids rife with ‘inappropriate’ videos

NBC News:

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for Digital Democracy on Tuesday stepped up their criticism of the site, saying it is “rife” with content unsuitable for children. They filed an update to an April complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against YouTube Kids, contending the site is billed as “family friendly” but instead contains “a significant amount of content that would be extremely disturbing and/or potentially harmful for young children to view.”

The groups sent a video link to the FTC documenting examples of what they said were examples of inappropriate content accessible on the site: a profanity-laced parody of the film “Casino” featuring Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie, graphic discussions about family violence, pornography and child suicide, jokes about drug use, and advertising for alcohol products.

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