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By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

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

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A Lot or a Little?

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

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age 16+

Based on 2 parent reviews

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!

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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

Is It Any Good?

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SongPop is a pretty standard music-trivia game for music lovers that can help teens show off their knowledge of lyrics, recording artists, and more while expanding their musical palates by introducing them to different musical genres.

That said, it would be nice to have some more safety guidance, and players should expect to be able to play only up to a point without buying coins if they want to keep adding playlists. SongPop can help kids show off their popular music knowledge, but the app has room for improvement.

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