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Parents' Guide to

The Hook Up

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Iffy dating game show features embarrassing online content.

TV MTV Game Shows 2013
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The Hook Up is a modern version of The Dating Game and uses people's self-posted online media content as a way to learn more about the contestants. It also showcases some of the silly and inappropriate content people inexplicably post online.

Teens might be drawn to the dating banter and may even find some of the social media content featured here funny. But, in the end, this show underscores the fact that what you choose to put online communicates something about who you are.

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