Website Reviews

Pitchfork.tv Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Great music video site spotlights indie artists.
URL: http://pitchfork.com/tv/
(2008)
SmallWorlds Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Engaging virtual world for teens and adults.
URL: http://www.smallworlds.com
(2008)
Volunteer Match Website Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Safe, secure site links teens to volunteer opportunities.
URL: http://volunteermatch.org/
(2009)
Go Ask Alice! Website Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Health professionals tackle personal questions with candor.
URL: http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/
(2012)
WordPress.com Website Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Fantastic free blogging site; watch out for adult content.
URL: http://wordpress.com/
(2013)
Flickr Website Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Fun media management with access to some iffy stuff.
URL: http://www.flickr.com
(2011)
Homestarrunner Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Clever, quirky cartoon series for teens.
URL: http://www.homestarrunner.com/
(2005)
Ego-City Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Cool mobile social game with some risque stuff.
URL: http://www.ego-city.com
(2008)
SouthParkStudios Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Hours of edgy, offensive fun; not for young kids.
URL: http://www.southparkstudios.com
(2008)
Plurk Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Twitter-like blogging site with cool design.
URL: http://www.plurk.com
(2008)
MyDebates Website Poster Image
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age 15+
MySpace gets users involved in the 2008 election.
URL: http://www.myspace.com/mydebates
(2008)
Music.MySpace Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Huge music library ranges from mild to wild.
URL: http://music.myspace.com
(2008)
Snopes Website Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Gruesome tales abound on this debunker of urban myths.
URL: http://www.snopes.com
(2009)
Buzznet Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Grab bag of indie rock news for hipster teens can be dark.
URL: http://www.buzznet.com/
(2009)
JibJab Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Card-making site fun for teens, needs supervision for kids.
URL: http://sendables.jibjab.com/
(2009)
Google Scholar Website Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Google scores with scholarly search engine.
URL: http://scholar.google.com
(2009)
Justin.tv Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Innovative video site puts users in charge.
URL: http://www.justin.tv
(2009)
Bing Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent search engine with really poor protections.
URL: http://www.bing.com/
(2009)
Youth Radio Website Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
News and much more from talented, diverse kid journalists.
URL: http://www.youthradio.org
(2009)
Improv Everywhere Website Poster Image
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age 15+
Candid Camera-style improv tests social boundaries.
URL: http://improveverywhere.com
(2010)

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