Numlock News: February 5, 2020 • Parking Tic…

By Walt Hickey YouTube Kids YouTube plans to spend $100 million over the next three years to fund original children’s programming. This noble gesture — listen, it happened right after the FTC dropped the hammer on them to the tune of $170 million for illegally collecting data about minors — is designed to provide an incentive for creators to make programming for the YouTube Kids app, which has a small audience and more significant restrictions when it comes to advertisements. The company said it’ll fund videos that drive outcomes like “compassion,” “gratitude,” “self-control” and “empathy,” which to me sounds like

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