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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
A Parent's Ultimate Guide to YouTube
Smosh, Good Mythical Morning, Markiplier -- the names may not mean much to you, but chances are your kids are on a first-name basis. Their funny hosts, off-the-cuff commentary, silly antics, and... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Parents' Ultimate Guide to YouTube Kids
So many kids love watching videos on YouTube, it seemed like a slam dunk for Google to create a special app specifically for the online video service's youngest fans. And while YouTube Kids offers a... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
I Brought My Kids to a Live YouTube Show and It Restored My Faith in Humanity
Like most kids, my 11- and 13-year-olds watch a lot of YouTube. Some of what they watch is unintelligible to me. Why would anyone want to see some guy yelling at the screen while playing a dumb video... read more
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Michael Robb
Director of Research | Dad of two
Why Watching TV and Movies Is Better Together
Parents tend to worry about exactly how much screen time is appropriate for kids. The guidelines can be confusing -- and there's no magic number that's right for all families. The truth is what kids... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Talking to Kids About YouTube Celebs Who Cross the Line
"Terrible." That's what we said when YouTube gamer PewDiePie was found to have racist and anti-Semitic videos. "Tragic." That was the reaction when a Minnesota woman fatally shot her husband in a... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
The Worst Things Your Kid Can Learn on the Internet
Set a curious kid loose on the internet, and you have a match made in learning heaven. Unfortunately, for every geometry lesson on Khan Academy there are step-by-step instructions for something not... read more
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12 YouTube Challenges Your Kid Already Knows About
It's a tale as old as time: We see a lot of people wearing/doing/saying something and we want to try it, too. Back in the day it was saying "Bloody Mary" into a mirror at slumber parties. Today, it... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Popular YouTube Gamers Kids Can't Get Enough Of
When kids love a video game, it's not enough to just play the game. They want to watch other people play the game. When that craving sets in, they turn to YouTube, where they can choose from hundreds... read more
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