In 2007, when the iPhone made its debut, there was little doubt that it would revolutionize the mobile phone industry. But at the time, few imagined that it would spawn a multibillion-dollar market for mobile applications, and fewer imagined that this market might become a significant one for children.
Less than six years later, more than a quarter of all parents have downloaded apps for their children to use. Babies have achieved virtual celebrity for mistaking a magazine for a broken iPad, children now learn to “swipe” before they can tie their shoes, and tweens and teens coveted the iPad over any other gift holiday season. Today’s children will benefit if apps become an important force for learning and discovery.
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