MINIMUM AGE: 13 (to create a channel)
WHAT IS IT?
Watch, create and comment on videos. You can create your own YouTube account and even create your own channel.
YouTube allows live streaming.
WHAT WE SAY:
Treat with caution.
YouTube Kids a safer option for young children
Children videoing themselves could always lead to risk
Discuss with child who watches their videos, what people may learn about their personal information
Also discuss who they subscribe to - is it approriate, are they real / online friends etc.
SAFETY TIPS TO CONSIDER:
If child has their own channel, ensure it is private
People can write mean things in the comments of videos - ask children to tell you if anything goes wrong
You can see content that’s inappropriate