Monday, April 08, 2013

How to Prevent Your Kids From Spending Thousands of Dollars on In-App Purchases

 
 

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via How-To Geek by Chris Hoffman on 4/8/13

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More than $5000. That's how much one man's child ran up on his credit card by playing "free" games on his iPad. Many games may be advertised as free, but they actually try to push expensive "in-app purchases."

Some children – particularly younger ones – may not realize that the "buy more stuff" option in a free game actually adds charges to the credit card you have saved on your tablet or smartphone.

    



 
 

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