App Reviews

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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Blox 3D City Creator App Poster Image
age 7+
Blocky builder is solid but has tricky controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2018)
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JusTalk Kids - Safe Video Chat App Poster Image
age 13+
Slimmed-down version of adult chat app; use with caution.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Girl2Girl Wall App Poster Image
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age 10+
Bully-free zone for girls to start social networking.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Mazu App Poster Image
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age 9+
Prompts help kids learn quality online social interaction.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Are.na App Poster Image
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age 17+
Minimalist content-curation meant for older kids, adults.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Maverick - Social just for you App Poster Image
age 8+
Vibrant positivity encourages girls' creativity, activism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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WakeMe Social Alarm Clock App Poster Image
age 13+
Video-based alarm and task reminders need adult oversight.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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ARrrrrgh App Poster Image
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age 7+
Dig up AR treasure with friends in fun hide-and-find game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2017)
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MrOwl: Inspire & Collaborate App Poster Image
age 14+
Find and share info on this interest-based social network.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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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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LEGO Life - Create, share & discover App Poster Image
age 9+
Brand-heavy platform leaves little room to build community.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
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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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Google Cardboard App Poster Image
age 7+
Brief intro to virtual reality leaves you wanting more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Blox 3D World Creator App Poster Image
age 7+
Solid world-builder with learning curve boosts creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(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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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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Episode -- Choose Your Story App Poster Image
age 15+
Mature themes, purchases in stories teens read and create.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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PLAYMessenger: Child Safe Chat App Poster Image
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age 8+
Be social like the big kids; parents still in control.
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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