Website review by Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Mature news site includes fluff, swears, adult content.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 23 reviews

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age 16+
Buzzfeed´s restriction says: Our Sites are not targeted to nor meant for anyone under 16 years of age. If you become aware of anyone using the Services who is under the age of 16, please report this to: [email protected] We do not knowingly collect information from anyone under the age of 16. I feel this is accurate, as there is too much swearing and drinking and little kids are on it.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

Relies on gross and inappropriate humor and content to attract readers; my eleven year old nephew could write an article with more substance

Do not bother with this site. In addition to relying on overly sexualized pieces, the "news" articles are incredibly liberally biased, and frequently are fraught with sloppy spelling/grammatical errors, as well as erroneous information that is passed off as "fact". Warning to parents: your children will not be able to scroll down one page before an article rating sex toys or male genitalia will pop up. Do not waste your time on this trash.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

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