App Reviews

Sit With Us App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Teen-created app promotes empathy, community.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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KidMix -- The Social Network & Playdate Planner for Kids App Poster Image
age 8+
Social media scaffolding, playdate planner, fun content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Kuddle App Poster Image
csm_app
age 9+
Photo-sharing app offers tweens good intro to social media.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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Woozworld - Explore your avatar identity & fame in a live chat virtual world App Poster Image
age 12+
Trendy virtual world with heavy push to buy, buy, buy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Pinterest App Poster Image
csm_app
age 14+
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)
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Yoursphere App Poster Image
csm_app
age 9+
Solid, safety-minded social network for tweens and teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Facebook Home App Poster Image
csm_app
age 16+
Slightly clumsy app puts FB front and center, all the time.
Devices: Android
(2013)
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Everloop: Goobit App Poster Image
age 10+
Mobile version of tween social network; parents can monitor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Kik Messenger App Poster Image
csm_app
age 17+
Teens using social networking app will need safety guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
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Find My Friends App Poster Image
csm_app
age 18+
Parental controls help lessen risks of Apple's location app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Twitter App Poster Image
csm_app
age 15+
Powerful social tool, but use privacy settings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Foursquare App Poster Image
csm_app
age 18+
Location-sharing app useful for adults, risky for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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