Research + News | Topic: Google
Apr 1, 2021
Advocacy Groups Urge FTC To Be Tougher On Google With Protecting Kids Privacy On Apps
The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) said they plan to file a complaint with the FTC Wednesday asking regulators to investigate how the Google Play Store promotes apps for kids. Read the article here.
Sep 28, 2020
‘The Social Dilemma’ And The Big Dilemma
The film examines how tech giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, and others are able to bend our will toward company profit by perfectly curating our online experience. Read the article here.
Sep 23, 2020
Porn Spam On Your Kid’s Google Drive?! 3 Things You Need To Know Now
Do your kids have a Chromebook or a Google account for school or personal use? If so, they also have access to Google Drive.
And that means your kids have a direct and unfiltered path for predators to send them sexually explicit material.
Read the rest of this post from Protect Young Minds by clicking here.
Sep 16, 2020
YouTube Hit With UK Class Action Style Suit Seeking $3BN+ For ‘Unlawful’ Use Of Kids’ Data
The latest representative action, filed against Google-owned YouTube, accuses the platform of routinely breaking U.K. and European data protection laws by unlawfully targeting up to five million under-13-year-olds with addictive programming and harvesting their data for advertisers. Read the article here.
Aug 19, 2020
What Parents And Teachers Can Do That Google Cannot Do
In a recent blog post, Tim Elmore says about teens, “we must adapt to the world they’re growing up in, but we don’t have to adopt every new trend that surfaces along the way.” Read his post here.
Jun 12, 2020
How Teens Are Using Anonymous Google Docs – And Enlisting A YouTube Star – To Out Allegedly Racist Classmates
At a time in America when offensive statues and executives alike are toppling, a similar reckoning is occurring, out of view of most adults, among the country’s teenagers and college students. Read the article here.
Dec 16, 2019
Google Just Released The Top Search Trends For 2019
Disney+ was the most searched term for the entire year. Read the article here.
Dec 16, 2019
Google Wants To Finish Your Sentences. That’s A Problem.
Google recently announced it will bring its Smart Compose feature from Gmail over to Google Docs. What will that mean for language? Read the article here.