By Christy Matte,
Common Sense Media Reviewer
Common Sense Media Reviewers
No-frills musical GIF library accepts user content.
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
This isn't a complex experience, but with no search function, it can be slow finding exactly what you want.
Violence & Scariness
Some images and lyrics reference weapons and violence.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Some suggestive dance moves and lyrics, as well as skimpy and revealing outfits. The app contains user-generated content, so this can change at any time.
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Clips contain various curse words, including "sh*t." The app contains user-generated content, so this can change at any time.
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Products & Purchases
There are no ads, but GIF content may include product placements and/or popular franchises such as The Simpsons and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
At the time of the review, there were images/references to drinking. Because this is partially user-generated content, it could change at any time.
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Parents Need to Know
Where to Download
Videos and Photos
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What’s It About?
DISCOKAT provides a library of animated GIFs paired with music clips so users can express themselves via social media, texting, and the like. The GIF library is a scrolling list of thumbnails with appropriate hashtags. You can click on them to hear the full clips. After selecting, you can send them via email, messaging apps, and social media. There are no search features. Users can visit the DiscoKat website to upload their own content.
Is It Any Good?
This straightforward musical GIF-sharing app doesn't have a lot of bells and whistles, but it gets the job done. While DiscoKat could use a search function and maybe a simple help feature, it's basically easy-to-use and there are no unnecessary features to distract from its basic function. Though there's not a huge library of content, it may be fun for users to submit their own for consideration.
Talk to Your Kids About ...
Families can talk about responsible communication using technology and how to avoid creating or engaging in digital drama. How can you use DiscoKat responsibly?
How do you like this app as compared with other apps you could use? If you had to choose the best use of your time on a screen, would you use this app over other apps on your device for communication? Why, or why not?
- Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
- Pricing structure: Free
- Release date: March 24, 2017
- Category: Entertainment
- Publisher: Emoticast Ltd
- Version: 1.4
- Minimum software requirements: iOS 10.0 or later; Android 5.0 and up
- Last updated: July 11, 2020
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