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Google allows children to request removal of their photos from its search results

Of late, tech giants like Google have been trying to make their platforms more appropriate for kids following intense criticism.

In yet another global development on children-related online content regulation, Google has launched a new policy to restrict photos of minors in its search results. Children or their parents or guardians can request the removal of a minor's photos from Google's search results, the company announced in a blog post. Google will further verify the requests and take them down if it's satisfied that the request meets their criteria for such removal. However, it will make exceptions in cases based on public interest and newsworthiness, it said, and would currently only remove image URLs and not Web URLs or web pages. The first step to making such a request starts with filling out a form. The regulation of children's rights, data, and activity online has been a sensitive area of content moderation. Under India's 2019 draft version of the Personal Data Protection…

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