YouTube is set to release a child-friendly application hailed as the YouTube Kids. This free application will be released on February 23, 2015 on Google Play Store. There is no advice yet if it will be released on iOS.
YouTube kids will showcase original episodes of kid-oriented and educational TV shows. It will also allow parents to set timers to prevent their children from watching videos for too long. It comes with a kid-friendly design that is easy to navigate.
The home screen of the YouTube kids feature bulbous icons of four categories including shows, music, learning and explore. Once an icon is tapped, it will show the top videos in that category.