Google I/O 2015: Google Play store gains new parental controls

Google announce new features to make the Play Store more family friendly and safer for kids to use

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Powers has shown Android users how the Google Play Store in a family friendly way.

The Family Star will be added to family friendly content as well as age rating. Searches are filtered so they are safer for kids to browse.

New parental controls and stronger rules on In App Purchases are also a new feature, as are character based searches so, if you are a fan of Dora the Explorer, you can easily find apps related to her.