Parents' Guide to

Alloy

By Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Celebs and shopping dominate fun but shallow teen site.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 1 parent review

age 17+

A Shame

Why on earth would you name an obviously 100% commerical promotional website that pays teens to get their shopping opinions as one of the top Websites of the Decade??? How can you possibly think parents or other visitors will take you seriously in even giving this website the attention it so richly doesn't deserve?

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Unclear whether personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • User's information is used to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Data profiles are created and used for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Packed with content, Alloy could keep some teens entertained for hours with its interactive elements and endless stream of celebrity gossip and fashion features. That said, it's a pretty shallow site that's sometimes too snarky for its own good. "Oh No She Didn't!" rips on unsuspecting strangers who've allegedly committed crimes of fashion and encourages readers to weigh in on a scale from "eww" to "of course." The entertainment features -- including interviews with both A-listers and up-and-coming artists -- are a better option.

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