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Parent reviews for HOOKED - chat stories

Common Sense says

Lackluster text-message stories feature lots of violence.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 16+
Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 13+
Based on 4 reviews
Adult Written byJordan H. October 23, 2017

Just a Scam

Lets you get all the way to the end of the story then requires you to subscribe to keep reading. Once subscribed it charges you weekly. On top of that it conveniently does not appear in your subscriptions to unsubscribe. Their help page refers you to the normal process which does not work. Will have to contact apple support just to unsubscribe. This company is just hoping your too lazy to jump through all the hoops to unsub from a $3 a week subscription.

This title contains:

Consumerism
Adult Written bycar l. January 4, 2018

Hooked Website WATCH OUT

My son downloaded this app and we are now being billed $4 USD a week. When I go into Apple ID (like all the chats tell you) they don't allow you to unsubscribe. They have Terms that go in circles and they don't allow you to cancel the subscription if it's within a 24 hour period. SO if you've finally noticed this mistake and you're about to auto renew, you WILL be billed again. Now to get even better, the App doesn't allow you to log in, just create a new account, which he did, so i'm actually getting billed TWICE. I disconnected my cc # on my account but they're still billing my card. WTF. WATCH OUT FOR THIS APP!
Adult Written bySwettiepie12345 October 6, 2018

Robbers!

They stole my money from me when they said a 7 week FREE trial it asked if it wanted me to pay for more weeks and i said no then in took $96.00 US from my bank account!

This title contains:

Violence & scariness
Sexy stuff
Language
Consumerism
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Privacy & Safety
Adult Written byMatt C February 16, 2018

HORRIBLE

Just a waste of time reading these stories. Don’t ever get this app!!!

This title contains:

Violence & scariness
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Adult Written byJulie B. May 4, 2018

Don't waste your time

The only story I could access was in Spanish and there is absolutely no way to change it.
Adult Written byBrittany B April 30, 2018

Lack of cultural awareness

I was reading the app when I come to find words that were utterly disappointing. The phrase said “I always knew you had a dark-skin fetish.” What does that even mean? To me that implies that darker skin is less than lighter skin. It also leads me to believe that no one screens these stories before they are published. Clearly there is a lack of cultural awareness and I am disgusted. Who knows what else you will find in these Stories?

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Privacy & Safety