Children and apps: complaints soar

Press Association
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Complaints about children accessing smartphone apps increased 300% in a year, with the potential for parents to be hit with bills running to thousands of pounds, a regulator has warned.


Figures suggest two in three 11 to 16-year-olds (63%) have downloaded a free app on to their phones, according to PhonepayPlus, the UK regulator of premium rate telephone services.
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