Website Reviews

SoundCloud Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun audio-sharing site; some iffy content, watch privacy.
URL: http://www.soundcloud.com
(2013)
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Quora Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Vast Q&A site is fun to explore, but info can be unreliable.
URL: https://www.quora.com/
(2013)
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Duolingo Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Stellar game-based lessons make for solid language learning
URL: https://www.duolingo.com/
(2013)
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NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program Website Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful crash course warmly guides budding novelists.
URL: https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/
(2013)
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Sploder Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Game design site promotes creation and sharing.
URL: https://www.sploder.com
(2012)
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Girls' Life Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Mag site smartly tackles teen girls' interests and issues.
URL: http://www.girlslife.com/
(2012)
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Roblox Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Chance to design games, but also potential for iffy content.
URL: http://www.roblox.com
(2012)
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Pinterest Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Semi-social site helps users collect images for inspiration.
URL: https://www.pinterest.com
(2012)
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Google+ Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Social network adds a few good privacy tweaks for teens.
URL: http://plus.google.com
(2012)
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YouTube Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Vast video site entertains, educates; iffy stuff abounds.
URL: http://www.youtube.com/
(2011)
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Yahoo! Kids Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Mostly tame entertainment portal has iffy off-site links.
URL: http://kids.yahoo.com
(2011)
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CrazyMonkeyGames.com Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Some choices fine for younger kids; others include gore.
URL: http://www.crazymonkeygames.com/
(2011)
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Blogger Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Publishing thoughts can be easy -- but use safety features.
URL: https://www.blogger.com
(2011)
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OurWorld Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Virtual world with games and some smart parental controls.
URL: http://www.ourworld.com
(2011)
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Fight My Monster Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun battles, lots of interaction on social gaming site.
URL: http://www.fightmymonster.com
(2011)
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Monster High Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Product site connected to dolls is more cute than creepy.
URL: http://www.monsterhigh.com/
(2011)
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Cyberchase Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Site based on PBS show is online learning at its best.
URL: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase
(2011)
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Innerstar University Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Buy American Girl, play in safe, positive virtual world.
URL: http://web.innerstaru.com/
(2010)
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Admongo Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun and funky FTC site teaches kids how to decode ads.
URL: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/admongo/
(2010)
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iTwixie Website Poster Image
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This product is no longer available
age 8+
Safe social site appeals to girls' depth and intelligence.
URL: http://www.itwixie.com
(2010)
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