The latest changes to the App Review Guidelines caution against collecting certain information from kids.
Social network tells the FTC that teens' right to freedom of expression will be inhibited by proposed revisions to COPPA.
The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.
Seventeen advocacy groups called on the federal agency to investigate what they called the "commercial exploitation of youths" though viral marketing campaigns.
Sites and apps targeting minors will have to delete content on request, but the new law has limitations.
An advocacy group calls on the FTC to investigate the children's game for violations of online privacy rights and misleading marketing.
Settlement with social gaming site also alleges the company violated Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Rule by collecting and disclosing personal information without parents' consent.
Complaint alleges that Mobbles, a game in which children collect and care for virtual pets, violated federal law by collecting personal information of children under 13 without parental consent.
The Federal Trade Commission says W3 Innovations will pay the fine to settle charges that the company violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
Apple is readying a new section of apps aimed specifically at kids, along with greater protections for the little 'uns.