YouTube to launch kids app

Friday 20 February 2015 | 11:14 CET | News
YouTube is releasing a new mobile app for kids. It is expected to feature original episodes of popular TV shows for preschoolers, including 'Thomas the Tank Engine' and 'Sesame Street', as well as content from the many kid-safe channels already featured on YouTube, a person familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal. A screenshot of the app released 19 February showed those two titles as well as 'Reading Rainbow', 'Mother Goose Club' and others. The app, called YouTube Kids, is expected to be free. It will feature kid-friendly design, with big, bulbous icons and minimal scrolling,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / YouTube
Countries: World
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