Apr 23, 2015 - Bangalore based Gungroo Software announces Roo Kids 2.1.7, an update to its highly rated instant messaging app for iOS & Android devices. Roo Kids is a fun messaging app for kids with minimum yet critical parental controls. The parent is notified when their child adds a new user to their contact list and can even remove or permanently block a user. Kids can report an abusive message or user, and parents can take further action by reporting the abusive user. Version 2.1.7 adds bad word filtering.
Nov 20, 2014 - Gungroo Software announces the release of an updated version of Roo Kids with a multitue of new functionality and user experience improvements. New features include transferring of messages over secure sockets, no banner or video ads, providing parental controls and more. The new version allows a new user to get started faster, chat with various chatbots while waiting for friends to join and download themes & stickers.