May 31, 2018 IBOMLLC Team

Facebook rolls up an update to Messenger Kids making it no longer mandatory for the parents of the kids to be friends too

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Messenger Kids allows the parental guided use of the Facebook Messenger for kids under the age of 13. The little fellas can chat with one another under the watchful eye of their parents, and with only friends, their parents have approved.

Well in the past, a parent needed to be friends with the parent(s) of their kid’s friend. Meaning Mr./Mrs. X needed to be Facebook friends with Mr./Mrs. Y for their kids to be friends and chat on Messenger Kids.

With the latest update, the parents no longer need to be Facebook friends, for their kids to connect with one another on the messaging platform. This update solves one of the earlier design problems the app had; it used to act as an extension of the parent’s social circle, instead of the kid’s.

Though that is no longer the case, the parent still remains the controller of his or her child’s friends list. The parent still gets to approve who gets added to the Messenger Kids friends list and who gets kicked out.

This update is very important especially in cases where the parents have a somewhat acquaintance-type of …read more

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