Complaint: Baby app developers trying to trick parents

Washington • Can a mobile app really teach a baby to find her nose? Or learn to recognize letters and numbers? Not according to an advocacy group that filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that two popular baby app developers — Fisher-Price Inc. and Open Solutions — are trying to dupe parents into thinking their online games make infant and toddlers smarter. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, the Boston-based group whose allegations against “Baby Eins...

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