Last year Google launched an app called Family Link where its initial availability was limited to the US. It then slowly expanded to other countries, such as Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and Canada, and the good news for our readers in the EU is that it looks like Family Link’s availability has since extended to the EU.

As Android Police notes, there was no official announcement but apparently the expansion of the app is part of Google’s compliance with the EU’s GDPR. For those who are learning about Family Link for the first time, basically this is an app that lets parents manage the Google accounts of their kids below the age of 13, where kids who are younger than 13 can make a Google account if they go through Family Link.

It will also include other features such as monitoring device activity, screen time tracking, bedtime schedules, and more. It can also be used to help setup voice match for Google Assistant if you want devices like the Google Home to recognize them and to ensure that the responses given are kid-appropriate.

Unfortunately there’s no telling how long it will take for Family Link to make it to other parts of the world, so for now those who are not in any of the supported countries will just have to wait.

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