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Paper – stories from Facebook App Poster Image
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age 16+
Terrific way to interact with your friends -- and the world.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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WhatsApp Messenger App Poster Image
age 14+
Text, call, and chat with individuals and groups data-free.
Devices: iPhone, Mac, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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GeckoLife App Poster Image
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age 8+
Safer social media option for family sharing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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PlayKids Talk - Kids-Safe Messenger App Poster Image
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age 7+
Parental peace of mind as kids have fun with messaging.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Miitomo App Poster Image
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age 14+
Make a mini-me to talk with friends, take pics, play game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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KidMix -- The Social Network & Playdate Planner for Kids App Poster Image
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age 8+
Social media scaffolding, playdate planner, fun content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Marco Polo - Video Chat App Poster Image
age 13+
Video messaging more fun and personal than text.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Disney Mix App Poster Image
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age 8+
Safe intro to texting with filters, fun, games; set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Cocoon - A Space for Family App Poster Image
age 10+
Social media sharing for close-knit groups and families.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Yoursphere App Poster Image
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age 9+
Solid, safety-minded social network for tweens and teens.
Devices: Android
(2014)
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Roo Kids App Poster Image
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age 8+
Parent-controlled chat; settings have limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Google Duo - simple video calling App Poster Image
age 10+
Cross-platform video calls simple, seen before.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Events From Facebook App Poster Image
age 13+
Slick, searchable guide to local events; watch privacy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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brighten App Poster Image
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age 14+
Manufactured compliments spread cheer, however shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Polly - Polls for Snapchat App Poster Image
age 13+
Snapchat-dependent poll maker's risks depend on user.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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FriendO App Poster Image
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age 17+
Learn about friends (and strangers) with wacky, wild Q&A.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Nobly - Acts of Kindness App App Poster Image
age 14+
Social network encourages kindness; privacy concerns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Grom Social App Poster Image
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age 10+
Good intentions for kid social network, poor execution.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Hoop. App Poster Image
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age 17+
Gimmicky tool for connecting with Snapchatting strangers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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