Gone Out - Later Folks

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Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Where's my teen? With this app, they'll let you know.

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Ease of Play

The app is very easy to use. There are prompts for each step in the creation of an outing, from the time leaving and method of transport to a checklist of important stuff to bring and what time the parent can expect the tween/teen to arrive home.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Gone Out - Later Folks gives kids an easy, modern way to let their parents or friends know where they're going, how they're going to get there, and when they'll be home, but there could be some privacy concerns if used with Facebook or Twitter. Through an easy "fill in the blank" interface, Google Maps, GPS, calendar, and camera feature, it's easy for tweens, teens, and young adults to enjoy some freedom while still reassuring parents they're being responsible -- and know to be home on an agreed upon time.

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Is it any good?

If used properly and consistently, GONE OUT - LATER FOLKS may be a fantastic tool for tweens, teens, and young adults to communicate the wheres, whens, and with whoms of their daily comings and goings with their parents and still feel a sense of growing freedom. Be aware, however, that posting outings to Facebook or Twitter, if those social networking sites aren't being used with appropriate privacy settings, could carry potential privacy concerns. Read Common Sense Media's take on teens, location apps, and social networking.

App details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Price: $1.99
  • Release date: January 23, 2010
  • Category: Navigation
  • Size: 0.80 MB
  • Publisher: LBS Wireless
  • Version: 1.0
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.0 or later
  • Last updated: March 10, 2020

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