Smart toys are on the rise, but while they may have the ability to enhance a child’s play, do they also pose a threat by spying on what children are doing?
In an article from the New Scientist, the issue of privacy is looked into. More specifically, the privacy of children.
Nowadays, it seems it’s no longer a case of simply playing with Ken and Barbie as the imagination of a child takes over. As the article reports, various companies have been looking into how they can capture the imagination of children. One play item, in particular, is the Barbie Hello Dreamhouse and Hello Barbie.
Created by the American toy-company Mattel, Inc., Barbie has been in existence [...]