YouTube will soon limit the data it collects on videos designed for children to comply with a federal privacy clampdown, pleasing consumer advocates but delivering a potential financial blow to creators of free children’s content on the video platform.

The unit of Alphabet Inc.’s Google recently began requiring the makers of videos to designate whether the content they post is targeted at children or a broader audience. YouTube will limit data collection on videos geared toward children starting in early January. A failure…

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