Some kids’ apps are coming under fire, for appearing to glamorize plastic surgery.
A local expert says they send a dangerous message.
“Easy access, the cartoon, bright colors, it’s so appealing to children,” says Samantha DeCaro, Psy.D.
We showed several apps to Dr. DeCaro, who is a clinical psychologist for the Renfrew Center.
The center specializes in treating eating disorders.
The apps are marketed towards kids and the goal is to change a character’s body and face.