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Study finds potentially manipulative ads in apps for preschoolers

Apps marketed to children ages 5 and younger deploy potentially manipulating tactics to deliver ads, raising questions about the ethics of child software design and consumer protection, according to a ... read more

Kids' apps may have a lot more ads than you think

(Reuters Health) - Those cute little apps your child plays with are most likely flooded with ads - some of which ... marketed to or played by children age five and under contain at least one type of a... read more

Early childhood apps use manipulative and disruptive advertising methods

Early childhood apps are manipulating kids to watch ads and putting their privacy at risk, according to a new study. Researchers with University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital analyzed 135 ... read more

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Study finds potentially manipulative ads in apps for preschoolers

Apps marketed to children 5 and younger deploy potentially manipulating tactics to deliver ads to children, raising questions about the ethics of child software design and consumer protection, accordi... read more

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