People’s Daily hits out at Big Tech’s ‘youth modes’ for gaming and short video in another shot across the bows

//People’s Daily hits out at Big Tech’s ‘youth modes’ for gaming and short video in another shot across the bows

People’s Daily hits out at Big Tech’s ‘youth modes’ for gaming and short video in another shot across the bows

According to a commentary in the People’s Daily, the mouthpiece of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, the “youth modes” deployed by Chinese internet platforms to protect teenagers from gaming addiction and inappropriate short videos, do not go far enough, signalling that Big Tech will likely have to do more to safeguard minors and appease regulators.Many “youth modes” can be easily bypassed by teenage internet users through simple workarounds, the state newspaper said. The article comes at a…

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