Chatter.myYearbook

Website review by
Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media
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Social site's news feed gets rude and racy.

Parents say

age 17+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+
Based on 4 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this website.

Positive Messages

Users can rate each other's photos, and most of the posts are about looks, dating, sex, and celebrities.

Violence
Sex

Banter about sex acts, virginity, and body parts, as well as some suggestive photos. 

Language

Plenty of profanity, but users can block it from appearing in feeds.

Consumerism

Lots of ads, including some very annoying, persistent pop-ups.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

Some references to drinking and smoking pot.

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Chatter.myYearbook is part of the popular social networking site myYearbook. It's a news feed along the lines of Facebook or Twitter that lets users post updates and photos and follow other users, including certain celebrities. Users can block profanity from their feed and limit who sees their posts. There's a lot of conversation about sex, and some of the posts are rude and offensive (like jokes about rape).

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byArty August 9, 2012

Be carefull on myyearbook.

I don't recommend the site to anyone without knowledge about internet safety. I would not spend large amounts of my time on this site.This site should be u... Continue reading
Parent of a 17 year old Written byEsspweb December 3, 2010

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Teen, 15 years old Written byJamie Brown March 30, 2013

Knowing This SIte

i think this should be a fine site for your teens so they could chat with their friends about homework and games and other things not inapproprite. thats what i... Continue reading
Kid, 11 years old April 6, 2011

Easy to use..

I've browsed the site, and most people upload them selves almost naked. You get perverted questions, but then again.. The site can't control this. It... Continue reading

Is it any good?

Teen social site myYearbook is getting buzz for a new feature called Celebrity Chatter, which includes live updates from the likes of Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga, plus entertainment news from MTV and VH1. Users can also follow their friends or select a certain demographic to follow -- say, all female users ages 20-24 who live in their state. It's not that much of a departure from Twitter -- in fact, some of the celebs' feeds come directly from there -- and the design cribs heavily from Facebook. Chatter does have a few unique features that up the interactivity -- users can post photos to rate, play games, or ask questions for celebrities to answer. Unfortunately, a lot of that content is rude, crude, or just plain boring.

Online interaction: As with many social networking sites, threads sometimes degenerate into flame wars, and some users resort to racist and sexist comments.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Since this site bills itself as a way to meet new people -- rather than just connecting with friends -- families can review guidelines for protecting privacy online and talk about what personal information is OK to post and what's off limits.

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