Google Play Store Family app section is finally here

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    Google officially announced that it would be adding new family focused features to the Play Store at Google I/O 2015 last month. Now, a new section labeled as “New Family Fun” is popping up on the Play Store, featuring the friendly star mascot, iconic character categories, and more…

    The section has been opened to the public, and is showing a variety of new spotlight features under each section. The ‘Family’ tag is showing across the Apps and Movies & TV but Books has a specific ‘Childrens Books’, while Music doesn’t seem to be playing ball as yet.

    Families can narrow their searches down further by specific age groups, or by app genre, and popular characters such as Peppa Pig, Star Wars, Frozen and of course the ever popular Dora the Explorer.

    Family Friendly Section on the Google Play Store
     
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    The Family Category in the App section also features a drop down menu which lets parents search through titles based on age restrictions: Ages 5 & Under, Ages 6-8 and Ages 9 & Over or by different categories such as Action and Adventure, Brain Games, Creativity, Education, Music and Video and Pretend Play

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    This is great. Now if there was a way to assign an account (like my daughter's) to only see the Family App choices that would be even better.
     
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