YouTube Kids now available in 15 new countries (Update: Four more)
This story was originally published 2020/03/11
3:15pm PDTon Mar 11, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/30
1:44pm PDTon Jun 30, 2020.
YouTube Kids has proven to be a popular way for parents to give their children access to a limited collection of YouTube content, even if that collection occasionally includes videos depicting suicide and cannibalism (oops!). The service has slowly been expanding its global reach, and now Google has added 11 more nations to the availability list.
According to Google support documents, YouTube Kids has just become available in 11 more countries, all located in Central and South America. Here’s the full list:
- Costa Rica
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
Interestingly, the page also removed one country: Bosnia. However, only the Android and Android TV apps have been pulled, other platforms are unaffected.
Following February’s addition of nearly a dozen new countries now eligible to access YouTube Kids, Google’s adding another four to the list:
It’s been a few months since we last saw Google bring new nations into the YouTube Kids fold, but we’re getting summer started with a new group of four:
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