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New FTC Graphic Highlights Important Information About Mobile Apps for Kids

These days, the world of mobile applications targeted at children is absolutely overwhelming. As a parent, figuring out which apps are right for your children is often overwhelming.  The FTC staff has created an visual tool to assist parents make the complicated decisions about which applications they allow their children to download and use.

Check out the infographic below to learn more about the importance of taking your time to check out the details of the app you download.



For more information about responsible app use and children, visit the FTC's recent report entitled "Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade.

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