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Before Kim Slingerland downloaded the "Fun Kid Racing" app for her then-5-year-old son, Shane, she checked to make sure it was in the family section of the Google Play store and rated as age-appropriate. The game, which lets children race cartoon cars with animal drivers, has been downloaded millions of times.

Posted: 2018-09-16 15:04:32

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