Internet connected toys are becoming more widely available—ranging from educational tablet-based toys, through to connected teddy bears, dolls and toy robots.
While they can offer lots of benefits through interactive play and education, they also come with some controversy and concern.
They work by being connected wirelessly to the internet and software that comes with the toy. In most cases you need to connect and synchronise toys with smart devices through an online account.
Different toys offer different capabilities, such as:
There are steps you can take to help protect your, and your child’s, privacy: