Parents' Guide to

Kiwi - Q&A

By Patricia Monticello Kievlan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Ask and answer questions; iffy content, so use settings.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 16+

lots of bullies

This app is great, you can ask questions to your friends and strangers anonymously . The "Hide my name" i.e the stay anonymous feature looks like a big mistake to me done by the developers. Many users use this to ask inappropriate questions or very personal kind of questions especially if you are a female. You'll never know if it was a stranger or a friend of yours.

This title has:

Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

With iffy content and location tracking, this question-and-answer app is best for teens, though its confusing navigation and mostly lackluster user-generated content mars its quality for all. While there are some interesting questions here and there ("Has a book ever made you cry?"), more often they're about relationships and sexuality or misplaced queries that are better Googled than answered via crowdsourcing. The upsides are that using the app with friends from real life can be fun -- though just as easily accomplished using texting or messaging -- and there are settings to adjust how public your posts are, if location tracking is allowed and if you want to receive anonymous questions. Other than that, there's not much to recommend here. It's difficult to look for content that matches your interests, even if you search using the categories. The app is mostly good for letting users browse posts by geographic location, which can be risky if teens reveal personal information. It is also reminiscent of sites such as, though at the time of review, there's much less cruel and harassing behavior in this app. Parents may want to go over the settings with their teen and set limits about public posting and location tracking.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: June 26, 2016
  • Category: Social Networking
  • Publisher: Chatous
  • Version: 2.5.13
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 8.0 or later; Android 4.0 and up
  • Last updated: July 11, 2020

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