Parents' Guide to

Zigazoo

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Creative challenges, social media for kids with purchases.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 11 parent reviews

age 8+

No body wins a challenge!

It’s terrible to play with kids like that on the challenges, both of my kids won a challenge each and we kept checking our emails to be contacted by them when they said they would and never got an email, my kids kept asking me all day that day and until now still asking me, we get a package and they think its the prize. Totally a scam here while they have your kids interact in the app and they get rich while playing with your children’s emotions.
age 4+

Zigazoo is great

This app has replaced tiktok for my daughter she is so confident in herself when posting Because she sees other kids her age (7) posting she enjoys the app she does miss tiktok because this app freezes sometimes i don’t think they were ready for the massive amount of accounts but it’s getting better daily we enjoy this educational resource for teachers and classrooms as well it helps with communication skills and body language and speaking up so people can hear you is a big one they could give it an update that would allow you to swap the camera as you are recording but this app is phenomenal

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Personal information is not sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Unclear whether data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • Unclear whether this product uses a user's information to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Unclear whether this product creates and uses data profiles for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (11 ):
Kids say (6 ):

These fun challenges are a great way to get kids thinking and trying new things, but parents should be aware that they need to actively facilitate. Zigazoo does a nice job of inspiring kids to get involved in off-screen projects. Ideas are varied and range from arts (illustrate a song) to math (make fractions out of food) to social studies (what rights should all kids have?). Parents could easily use these ideas to challenge kids and keep them busy thinking critically and investigating their world -- and stop there. Or, it could be fun to browse videos and see what other kids have come up with, though the endless feed can feel overwhelming. If parents or kids want to post their own videos, they should know that there are no overall privacy options to set and forget. Users decide for each video if they want to keep it private or make it public. Unfortunately, after a 2022 update, the creative experience also includes in-app currency, available for purchase, which changes the feel of the app. Kids can also trade NFTs, which doesn't seem to fit with the original intention. If you can avoid those elements, though, and focus on the potentially educational and creative features, kids can have fun participating in truly kid-friendly challenges.

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