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Is Peekaboo Safe? A Peekaboo Review for Parents

Peekaboo is yet another friend-making that parents should know about.

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Is the Apple Journal App Safe? An App Review for Parents

Apple's Journal app is essentially a vault app that now comes with all iPhones — here's what you need to know.

Is Steam Safe? A Steam App Review for Parents

Steam is a video game market place for PC gamers.

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Is Character.AI Safe? A Character.AI Review for Parents

Character.AI is like if the movie poster you had on your bedroom walls as a kid started having a conversation with you.

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Is Coverstar Safe? A Coverstar Review for Parents

Does a safer TikTok truly exist? Coverstar says it does.

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Is Zigazoo Kids Safe? A Zigazoo Kids Review for Parents

Zigazoo Kids is the app that claims to be safe enough for Gen Alpha.

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Is Lapse Safe? A Lapse App Review for Parents

Lapse is the latest photo-sharing social media app that parents need to know about.

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Is Signal Safe? A Signal App Review for Parents

Signal is the app that boasts about its privacy standards — here's what that means for parents.

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Is Flip Safe? A Flip App Review for Parents

Getting students engaged in the lesson can be hard — here's how the Flip app helps with that.

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Is BAND Safe? A BAND App Review for Parents

The BAND app is the messaging app that parents, teachers, and coaches love.

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Is Picnic Safe? A Picnic App Review for Parents

An app made specifically for Gen Z — and yet has no parental controls.

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Is Zigazoo Safe? A Zigazoo Review for Parents

Zigazoo is the app that claims to be social media, but better.

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Is The Hive App Safe? A Hive Social App Review for Parents

Hive is the app that tries to bring back what we used to love about social media.

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Is Words With Friends Safe? A Words With Friends App Review for Parents

Words With Friends is a popular Scrabble-like mobile game.

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Is Paramount Plus Safe? A Paramount Plus App Review for Parents

Paramount Plus is a popular streaming service with many popular titles your family can enjoy.

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Is Grammarly Safe? A Grammarly App Review for Parents

Grammarly is a useful writing tool for teachers, students, and professionals.

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Is Candy Crush Saga Safe? A Candy Crush Saga App Review for Parents

Candy Crush is the fun and colorful mobile app we all know and love.

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Is Saturn Safe? A Saturn App Review for Parents

Saturn is supposed to be helpful tool for students, but it may do more harm than good.

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Is Google Meet Safe? A Google Meet Review for Parents

Google Meet is Google's version of Apple's Facetime, but is it safe?

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Is Zepeto Safe? A Zepeto App Review for Parents

Zepeto is a fun game with lots to explore — but it also comes with potential dangers.

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Is CapCut Safe? A CapCut Review for Parents

CapCut is the video editing app behind tons of TikTok's. But just like TikTok, it has some dangers.

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Is Threads Safe for Kids? A Threads App Review for Parents 

Is Threads from Instagram the official Twitter replacement? Let's take a look at why it's so popular.

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Is VSCO Safe? A VSCO App Review for Parents

Photography is all the rage nowadays — and VSCO's at the center of it all.

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Is Lemon8 Safe for Kids? A Lemon8 App Review for Parents

Lemon8 is like a mix between Instagram, TikTok, and Pinterest.

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Is Lensa Safe? A Lensa App Review for Parents

Lensa uses AI to edit your photos — but it poses some dangers to kids.

Is Duolingo Safe? A Duolingo App Review for Parents

Duolingo is great for learning languages, but let's see if it's safe for kids.

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Is Locket Widget Safe? A Locket Widget App Review for Parents

Kids say it's a safer Snapchat alternative — here's what parents should know.

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Is the Wizz App Safe? A Wizz App Review for Parents

Wizz is a new friend-finding app that is a cause for concern for parents.

Is Tumblr Safe? A Tumblr App Review for Parents

Tumblr is a place to share interests and art — but parents should know it poses certain dangers.

Is Kik Safe? A Kik App Review for Parents

One of the most popular messaging apps among kids is Kik Messenger app — but it’s also one of the most dangerous.

Is YouTube Music Safe? A YouTube Music App Review for Parents

YouTube Music is a music streaming app that may be a great fit for your family.

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Is Yik Yak Safe? A Yik Yak App Review for Parents

Yik Yak is a recently revived anonymous chatting app that's full of dangers.

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Is the Gas App Safe? A Gas App Review for Parents

The Gas app is a new anonymous Q&A app that parents need to know about.

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Is Crunchyroll Safe? A Crunchyroll App Review for Parents

Crunchyroll: It's like Netflix for anime.

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Is the Simp App Safe? A Simp App Review for Parents

Simp is an anonymous question-and-answer app that's popular with high schoolers.

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Is Likee Safe? A Likee App Review for Parents

Likee is a video-sharing app similar to TikTok — and much more dangerous.

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What is NGL? An NGL App Review for Parents

NGL is an anonymous question-and-answer app that connects to Instagram.

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Is BeReal Safe? A BeReal App Review for Parents

Think of BeReal as the anti-Instagram. It's all about authenticity.

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Is GroupMe Safe? A GroupMe App Review for Parents

GroupMe is a popular group chat platform for sports teams, study groups, and more.

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Is Wattpad safe? A Wattpad App Review for Parents

Wattpad is a social storytelling platform where users can post their original stories and read the works of others.

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Is the Yubo App Safe? A Yubo App Review for Parents

Yubo is a social media app that lets kids make friends with strangers, play games, and even video chat together.

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Is Twitter Safe? A Twitter App Review for Parents

Twitter may be popular, but it's definitely not always safe for kids.

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Is the Pokémon GO App Safe? A Pokémon Go App Review for Parents

Pokémon can be a fairly safe app, but there are definitely a few things parents need to know about to help keep their kids safe.

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Is the Episode App Safe? An Episode App Review for Parents

We won’t mince words: The Episode app is a bad idea, plain and simple.

Is Telegram Safe? A Telegram App Review for Parents

So, is Telegram safe? Telegram is a popular free messaging app used by hundreds of millions of users worldwide. It’s similar in look and feel to WhatsApp, which, in turn, is pretty similar to a phone’s native texting and calling app. Telegram goes a step further, though, and adds the group chat functionality of apps like Discord or GroupMe — you can join enormous groups of people of up to 200,000 users.

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Is Sendit Safe? A Sendit App Review for Parents

Just when you thought Snapchat couldn’t get any more dangerous for kids, along comes the Sendit app! Sendit is an add-on app for Snapchat that lets users ask questions and get anonymous answers, as well as play augmented reality games.

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Is the Hulu App Safe? A Hulu App Review for Parents

Along with Netflix, Disney+, and Amazon Prime, Hulu is one of the more popular video-streaming platforms out there. You can watch it on your TV, laptop, or on the go with the Hulu app. Like every other platform

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Is Google Arts and Culture Safe? An App Review for Parents

Google Arts and Culture is a learning app that gives kids access to the treasures of more than 2,000 museums from all over the world. It’s filled with interactive activities like fun photo filters, puzzles, games, and so much more.

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Is the Disney App Safe? A Disney+ App Review for Parents

The next best thing to a trip to Disney World? A subscription to the Disney app! Known as Disney+, it’s home to tons of kid-friendly TV shows and movies, including modern and classic animated films.

Is Hoop Safe? A Hoop App Review for Parents

Described as “Tinder meets Snapchat,” Hoop is a friendship and dating app for young people. If that sets off your parenting spidey sense, you’re definitely on the right track. The app allows kids as young as 12 to form connections with total strangers

Is the Reddit App Safe? A Reddit App Review for Parents

Known as "the front page of the internet," Reddit is a popular message board that features a vast amount of content for users to read, contribute to, and share with other people. Reddit is one of the most popular websites in the U.S., and has millions of users.

Is the Whisper App Safe? A Whisper App Review for Parents

The Whisper app is a social media platform that lets people post anonymous questions or confessions overlaid over photos, either from your camera roll or suggested by the app. Other users can then respond with their own “whispers.”

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What Is WhatsApp? A WhatsApp Review for Parents

What is WhatsApp? Now owned by Facebook (or, should we say Meta), WhatsApp is an all-in-one messaging app. With it, you can text, voice call, and video chat with another person or groups of people — absolutely free.

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Is the Die With Me App Safe? A Die With Me App Review

Rated for 17+, Die With Me ranks among other dangerous apps like Omegle and Kik because it connects users anonymously to strangers from around the world.

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Is Toca Life World Safe? A Toca Life World App Review for Parents

When it comes to super wholesome video games for kids, Toca Life World is one of the best out there. But it’s not really like a typical video game...

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Is Calm Safe? A Calm App Review for Parents and Families

The Calm app is exactly what it sounds like — a meditation platform meant to help promote a sense of calm and relaxation in one’s life. There are meditation, breathing, and stretching exercises, as well as sleep stories that help you drift off to dreamland.

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What Is IMVU? An IMVU App Review for Parents

What is IMVU? To start, it stands for “In My Virtual Universe.” It’s not a game, but rather a collection of “chat rooms” that you visit with 3-D avatars you create.

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Is Amino Safe? An Amino App Review for Parents

Here’s how to quickly picture what Amino is: Imagine an app that was nothing but Facebook groups. No timelines, no memories, no photo albums — just posts, comments, direct messages, and chat rooms.

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Is Fortnite Safe? An Honest Fortnite Rating for Parents

Fortnite was released in 2017, but millions of players still log in every day to take part in this epic battle royal-style game.

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What Is Twitch? A Twitch App Review for Parents

If your kids are super into gaming, odds are they may like Twitch, too. But just what is Twitch? It’s actually a popular video-game streaming platform (and app) where people play games live and provide real-time video commentary

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