Children’s Privacy: Recommendation system targeting can come with big risks to kids

Recommendation systems that lead from site to site by suggesting videos to watch, games to play, helpful information, and people we may want to get to know, are tools that can help children learn. But, as with many systems that target kids, they can be more about vacuuming up sensitive data than helping children. 5Rights Foundation’s case study identifies 9 common features that pose harms for users.