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By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

The camera turns on the relentless photo hounds.

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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

Poparazzi is safe!

Poparazzi is an app my daughters use, they are 13 and 15, and they showed me how it works. You basically just post pictures (or pops) of your friends and pretty much only your friends can see it. There is nothing innapropriate, it’s almost not even social media.

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The most disturbing aspect of Paparazzi is how real it is. Mature viewers who can stomach the photographers' arrogance and outrageous invasions of privacy will be amazed (and more than slightly appalled) at the lengths to which they'll go for the sought-after "money shot." Believe it or not, it's rarely about being at the right place at the right time. Often one marketable photo is the result of a team effort to monitor the stars' movements, keep tabs on their travel plans, and remain in contact with the tipsters -- who many times are close friends to the stars and are financially rewarded for their information.

Although its strong language and overall disturbing nature make the show an iffy choice, parents who do tune in with teens might find themselves having an interesting conversation about how laws balance citizens' rights to privacy with the public's right for information.

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