Parents' Guide to

LiveMe - Live Video Chat

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Privacy and other concerns abound with live video streams.

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age 16+

Based on 122 parent reviews

age 2+
age 18+

Do not play the game multiple fishing

Do not play the game multiple fishing Be aware the game is a cheat it self the platform using virtual players so when you win something virtual player join the game a basically if you will continue playing it will take you to zero I wrote them this as well the answer was if I didn’t had big loss they won’t return coins I lost about 20K but for them is nothing basically the game is create to make profit only to I have lot of videos I’ll upload it on YouTube as well so people will know . I’m creating games for phones and tablets and my opinion is every game should have win scenarios this one doesn’t so guys please do not play that if you don’t want to loose coins. I’ll try to crest patch for the game so users will be actually able to win something but when this happens I believe they will take the game from the app

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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.
  • Unclear whether this product uses a user's information to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Data profiles are created and used for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (122 ):
Kids say (33 ):

The appeal of live video streaming is clear -- some people get famous, and others thrive on the immediate connection and feedback, however shallow -- but is it appropriate for tweens and teens? Parents will want to arm kids with solid digital literacy before letting them broadcast or view (if they allow it at all). It's worth noting that most broadcasts are completely uneventful: One user had music playing while showing his ceiling, and many others showed bored-looking teens staring at their screens, saying "Hi, spam my Instagram" and asking for likes and follows. No one was showcasing talent or meaningful content. However, another featured the broadcaster and commenters trading racial slurs and profanity, and another showed 10-year-olds and a 13-year-old being asked to dance provocatively and show body parts. In all cases, the broadcasters called out their inappropriate commenters and/or blocked them. But would most kids respond in the same way? If tweens and teens want to use it, parents may want to set clear boundaries on where it can be used (is behind closed bedroom doors OK?) and equip them with how to handle rude, obnoxious, or inappropriate commenters. Teens also freely shared their other social media handles with strangers, so knowing how to stay safe and maintain privacy is another critical element.

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