Parents' Guide to


By Dana Cotter, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Fun media management with access to some iffy stuff.

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age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 15+


Depends what photos you are looking at. If your looking at just having a place to store photo's then choose this place.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 13+


I hate it, its amazing what people say and post these days. If you have kids or your a kid, remember once you send something over the internet, who knows who will get it.

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Unclear whether personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • User's information is used 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 (2 ):
Kids say (8 ):

There are several features that make worthy. If you have a special event or interest, you can put photos or videos from different sources in a "Private Group." For example, someone can start a senior prom group and anyone who took pictures from that night can upload his or her photos to share with others. Kids can also send Flickr Mail (mail between members) and search by member profiles, tags, or groups. Flickr also works with third parties to offer DVD slideshows, photo books, posters, calendars, blogs, and postage stamps -- all featuring your photos -- to buy.

The main drawback to is that it's easy to access other members' stuff, allowing curious kids to find things you may not want them to see. Monitoring what your kid sees on the site proves difficult as content is constantly being uploaded. does provide community guidelines on posting, but quick searches on the site prove that these rules aren't being enforced diligently or quickly enough: Examples of frontal nudity, genitalia, and photos of intimate moments can all be found. Content can be reported by clicking on a "may offend" link.

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