Website review by Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Texting safety site serves up smart, teen-friendly advice.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 13+

website has changed

texted.ca now redirects to needhelpnow.ca which is about teens online safety, particularly sex and relationships
age 12+

Good Texting Advice

This site is endorsed by the Canadian Center for Child Protection and Cybertip Canada (which protects kids from online sexual exploitation). It has a positive overall message and their intention is to properly educate kids about the do's and don'ts of texting. They offer kids real life scenerios to see how they would respond to questionable or inappropriate texts. It is very much like a texting training ground, and it is done in a clean and unthreatening manner. Some of the older more seasoned kids may find this site boring, but it still can offer help. I recommended it for kids who are just getting cell phones as a guide of what to do and what not to do when texting.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages

Website Details

  • Genre: Civic Engagement
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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