Google made an exciting announcement last month at I/O on the new family-friendly selection feature which will be available on Google play. This selection will make it easier for the parents and the elder ones to conveniently get age appropriate contents for their children and the young ones online.
The content includes:
Family appropriate contents
New series with highlighted designations
Age specific ratings
The contents are made available on Google Play on the Android devices as well as the web. These have all types of family selections popped up together and the contents are categorized as Apps, Movies, TV shows, Books and More.
In these selection options of family-friendly apps, Google pointed out a few handy-quick convenient links available for the elders in the drop down menu. This will lead straight to the required content and one can find options as well as break downs by genres in each category like:
Ages 5 & under
Ages 9 & up
Action & Adventure
Music & Video
Family-friendly contents can now be easily explored through the provided link from the app. Age appropriate apps basically increases the flexibility of the site to make every age group to access it. Various tabs and selection options are provided in that new Family Tab which allows folks to move or shift from different sub-categories to select the appropriate content for the kids.
Family selection is just a replica of the normal version of Play Store. They offer various feature selections like:
Spotlight on Disney
Games of family
Right after the developers submit an application, these categories makes the Family Selection games and apps to first go through an approval process. Due to this, parents are at an ease while handling tablets and phones to their kids, although some precautions are needed in few cases.
Famous cartoons and characters are included in the app for the kids’ attraction and the app is categorized by famous franchises like:
Dora the explorer
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Some of the famous games included in the app are: Barbie life, Hot wheels showdown, CARS, Where’s my water and many more.
Same applies to the categories in books, movies & TV categories where a new star designation authorizes and indicates whether the selected content is appropriate as a Family-friendly content or is inappropriate. Region – specific ratings are still applicable throughout. The new IAP protocol feature available which will work as a lock system on the app. This feature can be used in place, which will require password on any of the Family-friendly content. The feature checks whether the users account is set up for the purpose or not. All the further details are available and the queries can be solved on installing the app.