Recently, Google Play Store has released a seal of quality for those best children apps. It is a way to make parents their lives easier, since they do not to worry about what they are downloading and installing. Google Play Store divides the apps and games into different age categories, and Google will give a seal of quality to those best apps and games.
They created a tab five years ago, called “Family”, but it is about to disappear, since Google Play Store has created a new tab called “Kids”. Experts approve all the contents in this new tab, so parents do not have to worry about what this new tab has. Nowadays, it is only available in the United States, but it will be in many other countries in the future.
Google Play Store is contacting some academic experts and teachers in order to rate the children apps and games that parents can find on Google Play Store. Those apps and games, just in case they meet the requirements, will obtain the seal of quality “Teacher approved”.
What will they take into account in order to give that seal of quality?
Academic experts and teachers will have to certificate the seal of quality taking into account some requirements. Those apps and games will obtain the seal of quality “Teacher approved” if they meet the following requirements:
- The app or game must be appropriate for a certain age range.
- It must contain a good experience quality.
- It must be an attractive apps or game for children, depending on their age.
In addition, each app and game with this seal of quality will count with a brief text about why this app or game has received the seal of quality “Teacher approved”.
Thanks to the new tab, “Kids” and the new seal of quality “Teacher approved”, parents will not have to worry about what they are downloading and installing. Thus, Google Play Store will make parents lives easier. In addition, they will be able to filter the apps and games according to age ranges and categories.