In today’s video we discuss the COPPA/FTC situation impacting all “family-friendly” content on YouTube starting January 2020, including a few changes you can expect coming to our channel-don’t worry, nothing radical, and we WILL continue making content per usual!
ACT NOW – SIGN THE PETITION for lawmakers to clarify and reconsider the COPPA regulations, and how they’re impacting YouTube: https://www.change.org/p/the-federal-trade-commission-youtubers-and-viewers-unite-9045ee7f-f6f0-460e-b088-3429209dd7c6?utm_content=cl_sharecopy_18756399_en-US%3Av5&recruiter=811546594&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=share_petition&utm_term=psf_combo_share_message
WRITE the FTC, let them know that COPPA as it stands NEGATIVELY impacts both children and content creators…make your voice heard: https://beta.regulations.gov
You can refer to this Google Doc (redirected from Mommy’s World) for an outline/reference of things to say in your statement to the FTC: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17IeuOs_g0h76THqfM39oEF5QALHGvRcHEraAS7Eg2Ng/edit
Watch MyFroggyStuff’s video explaining the timeline and original email / regulation update from YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vprSClxLLhA
Watch MyFroggyStuff’s more recent video, summarizing what the changes mean to her and other family-friendly YouTuber channels, upon receiving updated information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hyvqE_8dGc&t=159s
Watch Mommy’s World’s video, featuring a thorough breakdown of what the FTC and COPPA are, and why they are unclear and outdated in present time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDGZCKCu85g
Watch our comedy skit video we reference, “Stuff Toy Collectors Say,” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV8ePM3BqG8&t=4s
If you’re interested in reading all of COPPA’s articles, you can check it out in full here: https://www.ftc.gov/enforcement/rules/rulemaking-regulatory-reform-proceedings/childrens-online-privacy-protection-rule
More content is coming next week…stay tuned! Make sure to subscribe to our channel for even more toy and collectibles-themed reviews, discussions, comedy, tutorials and more…we post new videos every week!
Oh, and…Happy New Year!!!
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