The Google Wi-Fi router is a great option for those who want an effortless setup experience as well as advanced controls. Google continues to add new features to provide more value for money to customers who are using the Google Wi-Fi router. The company today announced that it’s adding a site blocking feature to the router, one that’s really going to appeal to families with kids.

You’re never really that far away from inappropriate content online and it’s important to ensure that kids don’t stumble upon that.

While there are countless services that help parents ensure that their kids are protected from inappropriate content online, Google Wi-Fi now offers a similar feature that’s easier to setup.

The Site Blocking feature on Google Wi-Fi allows parents to block access to more than 8 million non-kid-friendly websites on any device with just a few taps in the Google Wi-Fi app. The feature relies on Google’s SafeSearch technology.

Google created SafeSearch back in 2009 to help filter explicit content from Google Search results. The Google Wi-Fi team has worked with the SafeSearch team to apply some of their technology to the router.

SafeSearch constantly crawls the internet for new inappropriate sites so the list of explicit sites blocked by Google Wi-Fi will be updated automatically in real time. The new feature can be configured from the Google Wi-Fi app.

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