How Game Apps Collect Data on Children

A lawsuit by New Mexico’s attorney general accuses a popular app maker, as well as online ad businesses run by Google and Twitter, of violating children’s privacy law

Shane Slingerland, 6, playing Fun Kid Racing, a game downloaded from the family section of the Google Play store. Photo: Bryce Meyer for The New York Times

By Jennifer Valentino-Devries, Natasha Singer, Aaron Krolik and Michael H. Keller

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