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App makes sharing personal info dangerously easy.

What parents need to know

Ease of play

Bump's new profile option is very handy. Instead of having to check off multiple items, now you can just pick a profile created earlier. For instance, "Work Info" could contain just your office phone number and address. Swaps take about 1 seconds. Later, use the history tool to see who you bumped when and where.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this app lets kids become instant Facebook friends and share personal information such as street address simply by touching phones.

Is it any good?


The days of jotting phone numbers down on scraps of paper may soon be over. This nifty little app lets owners of iPhones swap info simply by touching phones. Contact information, such as phone number, email, and street address, is saved directly into the address book, and photos are saved directly into the camera roll. The app has a built-in safety feature: you have to manually check off a piece of contact info, say your home number, before it will swap. But it's still a bad idea for kids, especially younger teens.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
Pricing structure:Free
Release date:April 7, 2010
Category:Social Networking
Publisher:Bump Technologies LLC

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Teen, 13 years old Written byMusicDemon November 6, 2010

no privacy issues

idk how any one says privasy is a cosrne because all you have to do is 1.) don't put ur adress in if it that big of an deal and 2.) DON'T BUMP PHONES WITH PEOPLE YOU DON'T KNOW. 3.) you will close the app if you are danceing and last but not least you need wi-fi for the appp to work
Parent Written byCooldee June 30, 2010

Do not download this app! Too much info, and privacy concerns!

Look at all of the privacy concerns at the social networking websites today, too much infomation is given out, and children's lives can get runied! Do not let children younger than 17 download this app!
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Teen, 13 years old Written byDarkArcher April 23, 2011

Fine for anyone Smart enough to Visit the "App Store" and Download this without help

Fine for Teens that understand how dangerous it is to put your personal information in danger. I just use it with my friends when they come to my house. So we just trade pictures and music so . . . no big deal. :)