Google to Pay $170 Million Over Child Privacy Laws

Google reached a settlement agreement over alleged ads that targeted children. The Federal Trade Commission accused Google’s video website, Youtube, of illegally selling advertisements aimed at children to strengthen ad revenue.

The $170 million settlement also calls for Youtube to now require makers of children’s videos to declare whether their content is targeted at kids. Google released a statement about the settlement saying they are committed to providing the best experience possible on Youtube for children and families.


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