Google Includes Kid-Friendly Apps Section To Play Store At Google I/O 2015

    Google I/O 2015 developers conference was full of announcements and new features. At I/O 2015, Google announced 'Designed for Families' a new feature for Play Store to promote 'Kid-Safe' apps.

    Google Includes Kid-Friendly Apps Section To Play Store

    Designed for families, was first announced back in April 2015, aiming to help parents to find appropriate and trusted applications and games more easily. Now, the Google Play has a new addition like family-friendly star. The star marks an app as being kid-friendly and features in the dedicated section for kids apps.

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    Google also urged app developers to certify their apps as being family-friendly by submitting their app to an additional review. Currently Google's Play Store is fulled with tons of applications, games and movies which may not be safe for kids.

    This feature will help parents to find out, what kind of apps or games are appropriate for their kids to play. However, these apps will undergo for an extra set of test where the apps are extensively reviewed to meed the demands to be safe for children to use.

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    With this new 'designed for families' and will contain apps only by certified developers such as PBS Kids, Crayola and Tynker, who offers age appropriate and high quality contents for both fun and educational.


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