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Facebook launched a Messenger App for kids

Facebook wants your children on its new Messenger Kids app

With more than 2 billion users today, Facebook is already the world’s biggest social network. But the company is looking ahead to tomorrow, and it’s decided that a big new market of opportunity is with younger users with messenger app.

The social network announced on Monday that it’s launching a new app, Messenger Kids, which allows children to use Facebook’s messaging software, the first time the company has allowed children younger than 13 to have an official presence on any of its platforms. Google announced something similar in March called Family Link, set of Google services including Gmail built for kids under 12 years.

paypal payments

Facebook is making a new push into the payments space by expanding its partnership with PayPal. Paying back your friends is getting even easier. Facebook Messenger has supported sending money through its platform for a few years now, but you had to use a credit or debit card. Now, Facebook is bringing PayPal payments into the fold.

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