Parents' Guide to

Oevo - Create 7 Second Videos

By Neilie Johnson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Glitchy video-creation app is invasive, risky.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

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age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

Works great for me

I have been using this app for 2 months now on my iPhone and it’s been working great for me. Some of my friends have issues with the android version but I’ve heard that it’s still in beta so that does make sense. I really love the app and believe that it has a lot of potential to grow and become the next big thing.

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Is It Any Good?

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Though there's some possibility of creativity in this app, the glitchiness, focus on internet fame, and complication of real case (to purchase coins and potentially win) are all downsides for teens. Issues begin when you try to sign up and find the sign up screen might work or might hang indefinitely, as it did both on Android and iOS devices. If you do make it in and try to navigate the menus, there's roughly a 50/50 chance you'll see the next screen. Either that, or the app will shut down completely. Frustrating as that is, it's the least of Oevo's worries. At this writing, the Record button is nonfunctional and makes the app crash, which basically nullifies the app's reason for being. Aside from the app not working properly, it access lots of information, especially if you sign up through other social media accounts. And the consumerism elements of buying gifts, earning money through likes, and winning contests adds a certain appeal for those seeking internet fame, but can lead to risky behavior for teens who want to push the envelope. Like so many imperfect social networking apps before it, Oevo – Create 7 Second Videos has potential and works well for some, but the promises of money, problems with functionality, and privacy risks make it a subpar choice for teens.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
  • Pricing structure: Free (optional in-app purchases for more content)
  • Release date: December 30, 2017
  • Category: Social Networking
  • Publisher: Oevo Inc.
  • Version: 1.3.2
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 11.0 or later; Android 4.1 and up
  • Last updated: July 11, 2020

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