Website Reviews

csm_website
age 17+
 
LEARNING
Mature news site includes fluff, swears, adult content.
URL: http://www.buzzfeed.com
(2015)
csm_website
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Audio way for readers to enjoy stories; not all for kids.
URL: http://callmeishmael.com/
(2015)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Positive stories are kid-friendly; comments limit the fun.
URL: http://aplus.com/
(2015)
csm_website
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Fantastic free blogging site; watch out for adult content.
URL: http://wordpress.com/
(2013)
csm_website
age 13+
 
Sassy, smart, satirical magazine site for teen girls.
URL: http://www.rookiemag.com
(2012)
csm_website
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Publishing thoughts can be easy -- but use safety features.
URL: https://www.blogger.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 14+
 
Share thoughts with a select few -- or the entire world.
URL: http://www.livejournal.com
(2011)
csm_website
age 11+
 
Site celebrating friendship is mostly fluff.
URL: http://bff.tv/
(2011)
csm_website
age 8+
 
Girl-geared site aims to empower but comes up empty-handed.
URL: http://girlmogul.com/
(2010)
csm_website
age 16+
 
Promotional TV site can be funny, but it's for mature users.
URL: http://www.adultswim.com
(2009)
csm_website
age 14+
 
Fashion blog shows a tamer but still snarky Perez Hilton.
URL: http://www.cocoperez.com
(2009)
csm_website
age 17+
 
Gossip blog about African-American stars is mean-spirited.
URL: http://www.bossip.com
(2009)
csm_website
age 16+
 
Edgy feminist blog for teens, by teens.
URL: http://www.thefbomb.org
(2009)
csm_website
age 13+
 
Celeb gossip served up in cool design goes easy on snark.
URL: http://wonderwall.msn.com
(2009)
csm_website
age 15+
 
LEARNING
Vibrant blogging site gives easy access to adult content.
URL: http://www.tumblr.com/
(2009)
csm_website
age 12+
 
Digital storytelling offers kids a window into other worlds.
URL: http://www.bridgesweb.org/
(2009)
csm_website
age 13+
 
Cool idea lab lets teens use tech tools to create and share.
URL: http://www.freshbrain.org
(2008)
csm_website
age 10+
 
Well-done, comprehensive anatomy guide with cool 3-D tools.
URL: http://www.visiblebody.com
(2008)
csm_website
age 13+
 
Web zine for teen girls could use some updates.
URL: http://www.girlzone.com
(2008)
csm_website
age 14+
 
Teen site in need of better writing, more filters.
URL: http://kiwibox.com
(2008)

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