Video: 5 Things You Should Know About Parental Controls and Streaming Services






In this week’s video deep dive, we explore how four of the biggest streaming services out there approach the notion of parental controls. We learned that Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, and Disney+ all do things a little differently — and some even have deceptively simple workarounds. If you’ve been looking for ways to manage the content your kids have access to, we hope this week’s video can help.

#1: What Do Parental Controls Actually Do?
#2: How Do You Set Up Parental Controls?
#3: Parental Controls On Major Streaming Services
– Netflix
– Prime Video
– Hulu
– Disney+
#4: A Quick Note On Parental Controls And Streaming Devices
#5: Ways Your Kids Can Get Around Parental Controls
Streaming Service Parental Controls At A Glance
Wrapping It All Up…

Check out the links below for more info on parental controls for specific streaming services:

Prime Video

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