UK Proposes Banning Social Media ‘Likes’ for Children

The draft rules also call for "high privacy" settings to be on by default and "robust age-verification mechanisms."

  • Published 15 April 2019
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LONDON (AP) — Britain's privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to "like" posts on Facebook and other social media sites as part of tough new rules it's proposing to protect children's online privacy. Under the draft rules, which were released for consultation on Monday , tech companies would not be allowed to use "nudge techniques" that encourage children to keep using a site. The Information Commissioner's Office said examples of "reward loops"… Read at AP News