A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this app.
Created for entertainment and not intended for learning.
Ease of Play
Somewhat nonintuitive interface slows content creation.
Violence & Scariness
App contains no violence, but user-created content could.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
User-created content can contain suggestive dress, talk, action.
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None in the app; user-created content could contain bad language, potty humor.
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Products & Purchases
Contests award users prizes and currency that can be turned into cash, and users can pay creators with bitcoin.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
None in the app; user-created content could create references to alcohol, drug, and tobacco use.
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Parents Need to Know
Is It Any Good?
This popular video app might be the flavor of the month for attention-hungry teens, but in truth doesn't improve on similar, previously-released apps. Its interface is simplistic and not intuitive, and its features and effects are underwhelming. The cleverest users will no doubt find ways to make the simple tools work for them, but many will likely grow tired of their limitations. On the bright side, browsing and commenting on videos is easy, and there's plenty of content to look through. As in most user-created arenas, the quality of that content varies widely and can contain iffy content meant for teens and adults, though there are plenty of kids already using the app. A good number of videos include young women in sexy clothes doing provocative dance moves, and plenty of others seem to suggest unsafe behavior as a means to growing your fan base. Still, there's a goodly amount of harmless foolishness to enjoy (including a simple dance-off game) and genuine talent to discover. Like Musical.ly, it provides plenty of opportunities for contact with strangers, access to iffy content, and pushes for self-promotion, so it's best for older teens.
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