Facebook Company released a child messenger version - an application called Messenger Kids. It is designed for children ages 13 years old, who will be able to using the application to communicate with friends and relatives.
How it works
Register on Messenger Kids is only available through the account of one of the parents, because the policy of Facebook prohibits the creation of children's pages. Mom or dad of a young user needs to download the application on smartphone or tablet of your child and confirm page with using your account in Facebook.
" Soft " control
AT The companies say that with With the help of Messenger Kids parents will be able to carry out " soft " control over your child. Their child is not can add friends himself - it will only take place with consent of the mother or father. Also, parents will see all correspondence and full list of people with which communicates with the child.
The children's page can not be found with using the usual search engine: that children could make friends, their parents will have to find each other and approve the communication of small users.
What is special
The main difference between the child version of the messenger and adult - lack of advertising. The interface application is more cartoony: the buttons are larger, and color spectrum - brighter and more saturated.
To the child it was more fun to communicate in video chats, in Messenger Kids have fun stickers, filters and gypsum. For example, talking with grandmother, the grandson can " finish " her glasses or even the head of a dinosaur.
While Messenger Kids is only available on iOS and just on territory of the USA. Before The end of the year should be for Android.
Read in Russian: Facebook запустил мессенджер для детей Messenger Kids