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Groups Call Foul Over Google Attempt to Ensnare Kids in ‘Advertising Empire’ – Sarah Lazare

Prominent advocacy organizations charged on Tuesday that the YouTube Kids app, marketed by Google as a family-friendly and child-appropriate platform, is in fact neither, featuring “disturbing” and “potentially harmful” content. The latest accusations were issued by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and Center for Digital Democracy as an update to an earlier complaint against Google, owner of YouTube, filed with the Federal Trade …

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SURGEON GENERAL TARGETS CHILDREN, VIOLATES FTC & FDA LAWS? – Jeffrey Jaxen

To kick off National Infant Immunization Week, the U.S. Surgeon General teamed up with Sesame Street and Elmo for behavior placement directed at your children. Apparently, the campaign seeks to convince the real decision makers when it comes to childhood and infant vaccination; the children and infants. Having undertones of plain creepiness throughout the advertisement, the Surgeon General implies to your children and Elmo …

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Elmo Is a Corporate Whore – Daisy Luther

Everyone loves Elmo, that cute furry little muppet spokesperson for the pre-school set. But there’s a deep, dark secret behind his adorable visage. I hate to break it to you, but Elmo is a whore. He’s being pimped out. Harsh, right?  Well, prostitution is the act of selling oneself for money.  And Elmo is now the cutest little spokesperson around for pro-vaccine …