I probably don’t need to say I think WW’s app for kids is poised to mess up kids’ lives. That research shows dieting leads to long-term weight gain. Or that disordered eating is often dieting with a different name.
But if you are looking for more info:
- EATER: Weight Watchers Debuts an App That Could Screw Up Your Kid’s Relationship With Food for Life
- The Mary Sue: Why Would Weight Watchers Ever Think Making a Weight Loss App for Kids Is a Good Idea?
- NJ.com: Wake up, Weight Watchers, say critics of Kurbo, its weight-loss app for kids
- Yahoo! :Weight Watchers’ weight loss app for kids and teens draws criticism online
Change.org petition is here if you want to sign.