Making Kids Our Nation's Top Priority


Will Congress and Tech Leaders Step Up to Help Keep Kids Safe Online?
In the wake of a tumultuous election and a yearlong pandemic, congressional leaders are examining with renewed focus the role technology plays in our society. This week, leaders from Facebook, Google... read more
What Lawmakers Need to Know About Protecting Privacy
In the absence of a strong national privacy law, state houses across the United States have seen a flurry of bills that aim to provide new online and offline privacy rights to residents, better data... read more
What Is the Age Appropriate Design Code?
The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office's Age Appropriate Design Code, which went into effect on September 2, 2020, is the latest piece of global regulation designed to put kids'... read more
Why Facebook's "App Developer Investigation" Needs Investigating
For years, Common Sense has asked lawmakers and regulators to investigate how Facebook treats young people, and championed safeguards to ensure big tech players like Facebook are transparent with... read more
10 Steps to a Better YouTube
Kids under age 8 spend nearly 40 minutes a day watching TV and video on sites like YouTube. Our recent research revealed that 95% of early childhood videos contain advertising, and 30% feature some... read more
Ariel Fox Johnson
Senior Counsel, Global Policy
Kids Action Urges FCC to Protect Young People's Privacy
We all expose a lot of information about ourselves online. Sometimes we share on purpose, and sometimes we do it without realizing. As any parent can attest, children and teens often share... read more
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