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Facebook urged to ditch ‘like’ feature in UK online child safety drive

April 15, 2019 at 09:01AM

ICO’s code for age-appropriate social media design includes disabling geolocation tools

Facebook and other social media firms should alert children if their parent or carer is monitoring their online activity, under proposed guidelines to improve child internet safety in the UK.

Turning off the “like” function, limits on data and geolocation tools on popular platforms such as Instagram and Facebook are among a 16-point list of recommendations for age-appropriate design released by the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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