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Takin’ Care of Business

This could be a long one. Do your best! Spare a Buck? Pity the good children’s app maker. It’s difficult to make respectable revenue making great content for children. The truth is that most parents (I know, not you) don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the content their kids are consuming. Life is too busy, stress is super high, and their kid has control of a personal device and is quietly tapping away over there on the couch. A parent is desperate for a bit of peace to make a meal or answer those texts from work. In one bit of research I was part of, more than one parent said that if Apple or Google trusted enough to have an app in their store, it was good enough for them. They didn’t even think about the potential danger of letting algorithms like YouTube’s recommendation engine, and the scammers who game...