App Reviews

Vine Kids App Poster Image
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age 4+
Safe, curated version of six-second-video service.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
PlayKids Talk - Kids-Safe Messenger App Poster Image
age 7+
Parental peace of mind as kids have fun with messaging.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
GeckoLife App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Safer social media option for family sharing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Marimba Chat App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Kid-safe chatting with tight parental controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Roo Kids App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Parent-controlled chat; settings have limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
PLAYMessenger: Child Safe Chat App Poster Image
age 8+
Be social like the big kids; parents still in control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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)
Disney Mix App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
Safe intro to texting with filters, fun, games; set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Yoursphere App Poster Image
csm_app
age 9+
Solid, safety-minded social network for tweens and teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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)
Everloop: Goobit App Poster Image
age 10+
Mobile version of tween social network; parents can monitor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Marco Polo Video Walkie Talkie App Poster Image
age 10+
Video messaging more personal than text; some glitches.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Google Duo - simple video calling App Poster Image
age 10+
Cross-platform video calls simple, seen before.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
PopJam App Poster Image
csm_app
age 11+
Social media app for kids under 13 pushes follows and likes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Yo. App Poster Image
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Yo.
age 12+
Simplistic -- some say stupid -- app means well.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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)
Blogger App Poster Image
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age 13+
Limited access to great platform; website more versatile.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2014)
Outpour App Poster Image
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age 13+
Positive take on anonymous apps encourages kind words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
begroupd App Poster Image
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age 13+
Do-all, be-all chat tool won't work for every group.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Peach - a space for friends App Poster Image
age 13+
Magic words elevate cool but simple social-networking tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)

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