Microsoft announces MSN Kids, a new kid-friendly news portal

MSN is very much live! Microsoft today announced MSN Kids, a new curated, kid-friendly news site. This new site is targeted specifically for children in the elementary and middle school age group. MSN Kids will offer editorially curated, age-appropriate news and features from partner publishers such as Time for Kids, Popular Science, Sports Illustrated for Kids, National Geographic, and USA TODAY.

“We saw a need for a place for kids to learn about the world in a safe, trustworthy and fun environment,” wrote Shilpa Ranganathan, General Manager, Microsoft Mobile Experiences.

Another highlight of this new portal is that there will be no sponsored content or advertising. You can check out the preview of this new site here.