Google’s new rule: Google is changing its policy for users under the age of 18. Google has given this information through a blog post on Wednesday. Google wrote in the blog that the company will expand security measures to prevent age-sensitive ad categories from being shown to minors.
Google said in a blog post, “In the coming weeks, we will introduce a new policy that enables anyone under the age of 18 or their parent or guardian to request the removal of their photos from Google Photos results. Will make Of course, removing a photo from search does not remove it from the web, but we believe this change will help young people gain more control over their photos online.”
The US-based tech firm also said that it will not show mature content to children if they have not searched. It also provides users with the option of a safe search that filters clear results and is already enabled by default for all users under the age of 13. The company plans to enable this protection for users under the age of 18 and make it a default setting for teenagers setting up new accounts. This technology will also be applicable to web browsers on smart displays.
Safety section to be launched soon on Google Play Store
Google will also soon launch a safety section on the Google Play Store that will help parents find out which apps comply with the safety guidelines and which do not. The blog further states, “Apps will need to explain how they use the data they collect, which will make it easier for parents to decide which app is right for their child.” Or not.”
In addition, Google will also allow parents to set screen time limits and reminders for their children using the Family Link feature. It will also introduce a Digital Wellbeing tool that will allow users to block access to news, podcasts and webpages on Assistant-enabled smart devices.
In addition to making changes to its apps, Google will also allow parents to set screen time limits and reminders for their children’s supervised devices. In the coming months, Google will introduce new Digital Wellbeing Filters that will allow people to block access to news, podcasts and web pages on Assist enabled smart devices.