When we were looking over the stories that we wanted to cover this week, Dave and I noticed that one theme seemed to take the lions’ share: privacy for kids online. As parents, we had to dig in a bit and talk more about these subjects.
Episode 81 kicks off with the latest at Facebook. Unlike what we’ve seen in many past weeks, this is not a privacy snafu, but rather cryptocurrency rumored to be coming from the social media giant (along with one from Telegram). From there, we move to a story that shows a paltry number of computers being upgraded to the latest version of Windows 10. We then head into the parenting stories of the week. First we look at a fine levied on TikTok by the FTC before closing out with a story on YouTube’s comment problems.
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Facebook and Telegram are hoping to succeed where Bitcoin failed
Just a fifth of Windows 10 PCs are running the latest version
TikTok: Record fine for video sharing app over children’s data
YouTube will disable comments on most videos of kids because of pedophiles