Kids still can’t be found through Facebook search, which protects their privacy.
So if a child wants to be able to chat with one of their classmates, their parent must first friend that kid’s parent, and then will see the option to approve that adult’s child as a contact for their own kid.
‘This works’, they said,” Facebook product management director Loren Cheng tells me.
“In other apps, they can contact anyone they want or be contacted by anyone,” Facebook’s head of Messenger David Marcus notes.
Reps for Braxton did not immediately return PEOPLE’s request for comment on their rumored engagement.
Relationship rumors first began swirling around the couple after the “Breathe Again” singer and the rapper were spotted getting cozy at the 2016 BET Awards.
Instead, parents download the Messenger Kids app to a child’s i Phone or i Pad (Android coming soon).
Once the parent has authenticated it with their own account, they set up a mini-profile with their kid’s name and photo.
No message content is collected for ad targeting (same as Messenger), and there’s no in-app purchases to worry about.The pair was inseparable and looked blissful as they strolled together backstage, an onlooker told PEOPLE at the time.They even posed for photos together before making their way out of the theater hand-in-hand.Meet and interact LIVE with thousands of free cam girls from around the world. Make friends, watch amateur videos and participate in LIVE webcam sex chats. And with childish augmented reality masks and stickers, video calls with grandma could be a lot more fun and a lot less silent or awkward.Facebook won’t be directly monetizing Messenger Kids, automatically migrating kids to real accounts when they turn 13 or collecting data so that it complies with Children’s Online Privacy Protections Act (COPPA) law.Special proactive detection safety filters prevent children from sharing nudity, sexual content or violence, while a dedicated support team will respond quickly to reported or flagged content.Facebook even manually sifted Giphy to build a kid-friendly version of the GIF-sharing engine., rapper Birdman stopped by Wendy Williams’ daytime chat show Tuesday — but didn’t quite set the record straight.Williams started off gently, asking the 49-year-old Cash Money founder if he and Braxton, 50, are a couple.