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This article was published on March 7, 2011

Steve Jobs lures kids with in-app purchases [Video]

Steve Jobs lures kids with in-app purchases [Video]
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Francis Tan is the Asia editor of TNW, who is based in the Philippines. He is particularly interested in Asian Internet startups, social me Francis Tan is the Asia editor of TNW, who is based in the Philippines. He is particularly interested in Asian Internet startups, social media and e-commerce. Get in touch with him via Twitter @francistan or Email [email protected].

Taiwan’s Next Media Animation created a bizarre animation short that combines facts and humor to report the recent in-app purchase issue where kids have been unknowingly spending fortunes on in-app game items using their Apple devices. The video shows an exaggeratedly evil Steve Jobs that manipulates and takes advantage of kids and warns parents to be cautious when giving their children an iTunes account. Definitely a must-watch.