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What parents need to know

Ease of play

It's a breeze to read and navigate. You can view articles in landscape or portrait modes and pinch the screen to switch between three different font sizes. However, it's read only. Users registered as contributors with the Web site can't edit articles through this app.


Entries covering video games, gangs and adult media might include violent images or references.


Entries include porn stars, R- and X-rated movies, explicit song lyrics and more. Occasionally malicious contributors add sexually inappropriate content, which is usually, but not always, removed quickly.


Wikipedia entries for TV shows, films, video games, music and celebrities sometimes include mildly profane or crass language.


There are no ads.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking

Some entries discuss and include images of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this mobile version makes Wikipedia easy to use on a small screen but doesn't change its content, which is not 100 percent kid friendly or accurate. Remember, it's all user-generated content so be sure to help kids question what they see and not take information at face value.

Is it any good?


Wikipedia should always be this easy to use. This mobile version reformats the sprawling site into manageable modules. Each entry is collapsed into an introduction and an outline of subheads. Just tap to expand. Everything seemed to be there except some missing audio files.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Release date:February 4, 2010
Publisher:Comoki Software

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Parent of a 6 year old Written bymadsmooney1214 June 9, 2012


manageable modules. Each entry is collapsed into an introduction and an outline of subheads. Just tap to expand. Everything seemed to be there except some missing audio files.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Safety and privacy concerns
Kid, 5 years old August 3, 2010

i hate wiki apps

WIki isn't such a GOOD place for younger kids, strangers can edit them content if they want to so P.S. Your School is after Elementary. I only use wiki to go to someones sources sometimes i can edit but my mom and robert wouldnt want me 2 edit.


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