Kids' Apps Are Surging in Popularity During Quarantine, but Many Have Rocky Records on Privacy

Platforms are catering to these young users while grappling with a changing landscape

These days, Chris Mohney, editor of food website Zagat Stories, knows that his kids are spending more time in front of a screen than usual, watching videos on YouTube Kids and playing games. While he and his wife, a partner at a law firm, are both working from their home in Westchester County, N.Y., their jobs have been busier than ever. 

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This story first appeared in the April 13, 2020, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.