VSCO

App review by Ana Beltran, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Edit, post pics and video; send messages, some iffy images.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 18+

Scam

Download what I was lead to believe was a free version with limited features, to check out and make sure it was what I was looking for. Upon downloading, I was then forced to create an account, it wasn't quite what I was looking for, so I un installed the app and moved on. DAYS later at 340am, I received an email receipt for a years subscription I supposedly signed up for. I assume that when I was forced to create an account it also forced me to sign up with no warning. The receipt was my only clue to having made an account, no welcome/confirmation/verification emails, and due to it being days later, Google were unable to help without me first contacting vsco. Vsco must be run by crap robots. They are impossible to contact, ive been trying for days, and now I have finally got an email past there auto response of "we don't reply to email", they are most unhelpful and claim only Google can refund me. Absolute scam. No customer support. NOT A FREE TRIAL.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 10+

Photo Editing

Parents, as a parent who always goes to common sense media when my kid ask to watch something or download an app I don’t know about, my 12 year old daughter asked me for this app to use it to edit her photos and I told her if she will promise me not to post anything or follow anyone and only use it to edit the photos that she took and that I would approve if I saw them and I told her if you would be ok to show it to grandma than it’s ok but if not you should take or edit it. But as a mother of a tween daughter I know I need to give my daughter trust and if she breaks it then take my trust away but if there is no reason not to trust her than she deserves my trust. If you are a parent and your daughter is asking for this app to edit their photos than just give them your trust and let them download it, but if they break it delete the app and give a punishment. I would recommend this app it is great to edit photos if you like photography and art or just want to edit your photos!

This title has:

Easy to play/use

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
  • Subjects: Arts: film, photography
  • Skills: Creativity: imagination, innovation, making new creations, producing new content, Communication: multiple forms of expression, Tech Skills: digital creation, social media
  • Pricing structure: Paid, Free (The app is free but there's an optional membership plan for $19.99 per year. This upgrade includes 200+ exclusive presets and tools.)
  • Release date: March 25, 2019
  • Category: Photo & Video
  • Publisher: Visual Supply Company
  • Version: 105.0
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 11.0 or later; Android 4.4 and up
  • Last updated: June 20, 2020

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