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KidZui launches new version of browser

KidZui, the company behind the popular Internet browser for kids, yesterday announced the launch of Kidzui 5.0, which includes tools for better connectivity between kids and their parents.

KidZui was introduced in the Spring of 2008 and the owners claim more than 1 million children and parents have registered for the service. KidZui basically delivers a pre-screened Internet for kids, boasting over 2 million teacher and parent-approved web pages, videos and photographs. KidZui has received numerous awards and honors, including the Wired Safety "Best of the Web" Award and the Parents Choice Award.

The new KidConnect capabilities provide parents and kids with the opportunity to share content when they are online. Children can send KidZui-approved videos, web sites and photographs to their parents, while parents can reciprocate, sending their own content directly to their children. Parents can also use Facebook Connect to allow their Facebook friends to connect with their children as KidZui friends.

In a press release, KidZui drew attention to a Nielsen survey which reported that time online for children ages 2-11 had increased by 63% over the last 5 years. KidZui CEO Cliff Boro suggests that this increased time online doesn't mean that relationships offline should suffer.

"As kids are spending an increasing amount of time online we recognized an important opportunity to empower families to connect and bond through KidZui," said Boro. "Having successfully made the Internet both safe and fun for kids, we're now offering Version 5.0 as a powerful medium, enabling families to foster relationships offline by sharing content and discovering new interests."

KidZui will still provide weekly activity e-mail reports to parents telling them what their kids have been doing online, and parents can still independently approve or block friends and content.

Downloading the KidZui browser is free, as are the parental reporting features. Membership costing $7.95 per month or an annual subscription of $39.95 gives your child access to Zui costumes, hairdos and accessories as well as the Homework Helper, which includes educational videos, web sites and games based on nationwide curriculum standards for grades K through 8.

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