'Wired magazine reports that Facebook funded most of the experts who 'vetted' Messenger Kids, an app designed for children as young as 6. It did not consult critics or defenders of children's privacy and their childhood. One of the 'experts' that consulted with Facebook was the National PTA, which received funding from Facebook. hat is it with the National PTA? They were enthusiastic about charters and garnered big donations from Gates, now Zuckerberg gets them on board to put little kids online.'