FTC Investigation Into YouTube's Treatment of Children Revealed

An FTC investigation into YouTube's relationship with children is in the "final stages," according to sources close to the matter who spoke with the Washington Post. The investigation is reportedly looking into not only how YouTube collects and monetized data on minors without parental consent, but also how the algorithm keeps kids hooked. The investigation may result in a penalty and a fine.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://tenta.com/blog/post/2019/06/ftc-investigates-youtube