Facebook Announces Messenger Kids for Android

Facebook has announced a new version of its messaging app for kids. The app is now available for android after being already on ground for iOS and Amazon Fire Tab for sometimes now. The application is targeted at 6- to 12-year old children and lacks in-app purchases or Hide options. This will help parents to have adequate control over any unsolicited messages.

Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app designed for kids to connect with close friends and family from their tablet or smartphone. Kids can only connect with parent-approved contacts, which create a more controlled environment.

Messenger Kids does not ask for a phone number or need a Facebook account, unlike the regular Facebook messenger. Kids can message and video call using Wi-Fi, hence phone number is not required. Kids can also report inappropriate content in the app or block contact.

Which Device Can Accept Facebook Messenger Kids?

Messenger Kids is available in the iOS App Store for iPad, iPod touch and iPhone, in the Amazon Appstore for Fire tablets, and on Google Play for all other Android devices.


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