SongPop

App review by Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Song-trivia app a hit with teens; some iffy lyrical content.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 17+

Way to meet offenders?!

This app is supposed to be a music game but unfortunately it is more like a site for chatting. I found that there are child predators on this app. I would give it 0 stars if possible!

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 14+

Fun But Beware

The app is well-designed and definitely fun to play. Also an opportunity to easily connect with others to explore musical knowledge. Know that there are Artficial Intelligence competitors salted in the mix. A few google searches will provide more info on that concept in SongPop. However as any rather addiction-prone toy, the lure of spending more and more money is an Integral part of this application. One obvious greedy bug is the lure of free coins, tickets etc IF you return to play each day. Even if you play everyday, as I have for a year, it will then *claim* you missed a day and eventually will charge $4.99 to keep the option of returning for "free" gifts. At first this happened infrequently and I thought it was a bug in the application. Now it is asking me to pay $4.95 almost once a week when I have been playing daily. Decades ago amongst many choices music was a consideration for a major but sadly I have deleted this post from my iPhone. I have never had any such problems with ChessByPost.

This title has:

Too much consumerism

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