Should Facebook be held accountable for in game purchases made by kids?

As I ran around the house cooking dinner, bathing LTP, and getting clothes ready for the next day I began to hear my phone ding. This wasn’t just one ding it was a rapid succession of dings that lasted what felt like a lifetime. As I made my way to my phone CPT ran to me excited! “Daddy, I bought all the dragons!”

CPT hag logged in to Facebook on an I pad and somehow gained access to a game. After $123 I was a little irritated.

https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696430478/advocates-ask-ftc-to-investigate-facebook-deception-over-kids-in-game-purchases

40 thoughts on “Should Facebook be held accountable for in game purchases made by kids?

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