Is YouTube bad for kids?
Now mental health experts warn that YouTube is a growing source of anxiety and inappropriate sexual behavior among kids under the age of 13, and parents and educators need to get involved..
Can a 12 year old have a YouTube channel?
Officially, YouTube forbids children under the age of 13 to create their own accounts, and children between ages 13 and 17 are only allowed to open accounts with parental permission.
What age is YouTube suitable for?
13YouTube, and other tech companies like Facebook and Snapchat, bar children under the age of 13 from using their services because of COPPA. The platform says in its terms of service that it’s not for kids; users must be 13 or older.
Should I let my kid watch YouTube?
In order to ensure your child isn’t hypnotized by YouTube for hours a day, give them a specific amount of time they can watch it. “There is good content on YouTube that’s educational and fun,” says Davis. “But even that should be viewed in moderation, and that takes effort on the part of the parents.