Bark Guide to YouTube Parental Controls: Statistics and Safety Concerns

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/youtube-safe/

It’s probably no surprise to you that kids aged 13 and up watch 12.1 hours of videos per week on YouTube. You may even use YouTube yourself to watch news stories or find nostalgic videos. However, your kids likely watch something different. You may be concerned about what they’re watching. Did you know YouTube has parental controls you can put in place to help limit the inappropriate videos they may come across? However, monitoring YouTube only through internal parental controls is not enough, what happens when your kids post their own videos? Receive comments on those videos? YouTube can be…