YouTube Launched YouTube Kids App in India
Dated: November 11, 2016
With an aim to make it easier for young kids and their parents to find videos on topics they want to explore, popular online video community YouTube has launched an app called 'YouTube Kids'. With the launch of the app, several Indian content creators will adding new shows to app including ChuChuTV and Kids TV, a new season of Cat & Keet by Toonz Animation, the Gummy Bear song in Hindi, and a new season of Appu – The Yogic Elephant, among others.
"India already has a very diverse and rapidly-growing creator base for kids and learning, with content in this category growing 100 per cent year over year. It also provides the perfect platform to showcase India's incredibly vibrant, growing community of content creators, from animation studios to edutubers." Ducard adds.
With a playful design, large images and bold icons, YouTube Kids aims to makes it easier for the children to find and navigate through videos. Many top Indian YouTube kids and learning creators will be adding new shows exclusive to the YouTube platform. These include new learning shows from 'ChuChuTV' and 'Kids TV', a new season of 'Cat and Keet', a popular chase comedy show by Toonz Animation, the popular 'Gummy Bear' song in Hindi and a new season of 'Appu- The Yogic Elephant'.
In addition to that, YouTube says that kids can watch any series from all of the YouTube channels they already know, and there will also be guest-curated playlists from educators, celebrities and trusted names soon.