Rather than trying to cover every social network out there, we’re focusing on the ones kids use the most.How we developed this guide
Showing 15 of 40 networks
Facebook & MessengerFacebook and Messenger is a social network to create a page about yourself and talk to others.
Disney Club Penguin IslandClub Penguin is a multiplayer game where you can explore a virtual world and chat to others.
KikKik is an instant messaging app which lets you share messages, photos and other content.
SnapchatSnapchat lets you send messages or 'snaps' to contacts, which appear for up to 10 seconds.
YouTubeYouTube allows you to watch, create and comment on videos on a public profile.
Minecraft: Pocket EditionMinecraft is a game that lets you create a virtual world using building blocks and chat to others.
SkypeSkype lets you send instant messages and make audio and video calls to others around the world.
TumblrTumblr is a social network that lets you share photos, videos, live broadcasts and other content.
MiniclipMiniclip is a gaming website that hosts games; used on social networks and online gaming platforms.
OmegleOmegle randomly connects you to someone for a one-to-one audio or video conversation.
PopJamPopJam is a creative app and website where you can create and share art and take quizzes.
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About this guide
We worked with 674 parents and carers, and 1,696 young people to review the sites, apps and games that children use.
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