App Reviews

csm_app
age 9+
LEARNING
Photo-sharing app offers tweens good intro to social media.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 12+
LEARNING
Trendy virtual world with heavy push to buy, buy, buy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_app
age 14+
LEARNING
Inspiration in an endless stream of ideas; some iffy stuff.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
csm_app
age 9+
LEARNING
Solid, safety-minded social network for tweens and teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_app
age 16+
LEARNING
Slightly clumsy app puts FB front and center, all the time.
Devices: Android
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Mobile version of tween social network; parents can monitor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 17+
LEARNING
Teens using social networking app will need safety guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
csm_app
age 18+
LEARNING
Parental controls help lessen risks of Apple's location app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 15+
LEARNING
Powerful social tool, but use privacy settings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
csm_app
age 18+
LEARNING
Location-sharing app useful for adults, risky for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)