Facebook launches Messenger Kids in Sub Saharan Africa

Facebook Messenger Kids just got released in Sub Saharan Africa. Messenger Kids is a kid-friendly video chat and message between family and friends in a fun and parent-controlled space.

Available to download from the Apple App and Google Play Stores, Messenger Kids has been designed for children between the ages of 6 to 12 years, with the app including two new features aimed at helping kids connect with their friends and family.

Kojo Boakye, Facebook Africa Public Policy Director announced “we know that parents are turning to technology more than ever to help their kids connect with friends and family online. With privacy, security and parental control at the heart of the app, Messenger Kids provides a safe, fun space, controlled by parents to do exactly that.