What happened when I let my 9-year-old explore YouTube

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A video that "teaches" kids colour recognition by joining animated severed heads to stick figures of the same colour attracted 107 million views on YouTube.

Another video on children stuffing M&M's in their mouths and nostrils garnered close to one million views.

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