Meta is getting critical about not letting youngsters play in VR

Meta is getting critical about not letting youngsters play in VR

What you could know

  • Meta will probably be imposing its age 13+ coverage beginning November 14, 2022.
  • Apps that enable youngsters to make child-specific accounts after Nov 14 will probably be banned from the Quest app retailer.
  • Meta has all the time maintained that its VR headsets are for ages 13+ however has by no means enforced this coverage and it is not instantly clear how they may.

Replace 11/2 1:47 pm: Added Meta assertion and clarified that this is applicable to apps that enable youngsters to make accounts.

If you happen to’ve ever performed a VR recreation on-line, it is totally possible that you have come throughout youngsters taking part in in VR. Meta and different VR corporations have all the time acknowledged that VR is for folks ages 13 and up however, till now, this coverage has by no means been extensively enforced.