App Reviews

csm_app
age 16+
Flexible network allows chat with strangers, shares locale.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2016)
age 18+
College social network shows substance use, post-sex snaps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
Be social like the big kids; parents still in control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 15+
Short clips of talent; fun, iffy content; public by default.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
csm_app
age 16+
Rich microblog collection includes iffy content for teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2015)
age 10+
Middle-of-the-road kart racer encourages purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 15+
Answer, create fun, shallow polls; beware ads, data mining.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_app
age 18+
Racy, anonymous polling meant for colleges, not for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, Android
(2015)
csm_app
age 15+
Connect to school friends without Wi-Fi or a data plan.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 7+
LEARNING
Cool 3-D modeling, racing, and revision; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
csm_app
age 14+
Augmented reality game involves exercise, but iffy safety.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 17+
Live video with major privacy issues, parent concerns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, Android
(2015)
csm_app
age 18+
Anonymous board with hateful posts lives up to its name.
Devices: Android
(2015)
csm_app
age 17+
Video-streaming tool with big privacy implications.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 17+
Iffy possibilities abound in wildly popular video streamer.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 17+
Too-crude-for-kids collection of memes and jokes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Parent-controlled chat; settings have limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
csm_app
age 17+
Flirting app aims for safety, but it's still risky business.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, Android
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Safer social media option for family sharing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 10+
Fun kart racer gets the basics down; missing multiplayer.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)

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