Parents' Guide to

Gradient Photo Editor

By Debbie Gorrell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Photo editing tool promotes vanity, has privacy concerns.

App iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android Free to try Entertainment
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+


age 8+

A waste

I don’t know why I even thought about upgrading to premium because there’s barley any difference. Many filters but they all look alike and I wasted 20 dollars for A MONTH of nothing. Filters take forever to load. Id day the instagram filters do just as well. I don’t recommend but the app itself is free if you’d like to try it out.

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Personal information is not 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: Not yet rated

While the app may be amusing at first, concerns about its shallow message and privacy issues are reasons to give pause. Getting matched with a celebrity lookalike can generate some laughs, but the match is not very accurate and should not be taken too seriously. Different photos of the same person typically result in different matches. And the wording in the terms of use is somewhat unclear. A message within the app about the importance of embracing all forms of beauty, along with more clarity about the privacy and ownership of user photos, could go a long way.

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