Facebook rolls out French and Spanish version of Messenger Kids in Canada, Peru

Monday 25 June 2018 | 09:38 CET | News
Facebook has announced that its Messenger Kids app is launching outside of the US for the first time, with the company rolling out Spanish and French language versions of the service in Peru and Canada. The app has been available in the US since last year, offering children too young to sign up for Facebook a safer platform to chat with close friends and family. Messenger Kids has no advertising and parents have to approve all friend requests.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Facebook
Countries: Canada / Peru
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