Virtual Geocaching - Xnote

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

age 12+

Send personalized, virtual treasure hunts to any smartphone.

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age 17+

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age 17+

This sounds a little scary

My child loves quests, and this sounds fun, but before I would ever consider this app, I would want to hear from parents who use it. I know, educate your kids on net safety and don’t let them go out alone. But this game sounds like an open invitation to a pedophile to lure a child into an ambush. The review recommends to accompany kids “younger than teens” but teens with mobility options that don’t involve parents seem especially at risk. How have parents dealt with this? Who gets to send your kids messages? (“social media” sounds rather broad)

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