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
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Ask.fmAsk.fm is a site where you can ask people questions. You can choose to ask them anonymously.
DeviantArtDeviantArt is an online community where you can post your art and comment on other people’s work.
Google+Google+ is a space where you can share photos and videos, instant message or make video-calls.
FMyLifeFMyLife is an online community where you can post a short caption about an unfortunate incident that has happened during your day.
YouTubeYouTube is a place to watch, create and share videos. Videos include things like music, animation, online blogs and TV clips.
TumblrTumblr is a social networking site that lets you share text, photos, quotes, links, audio clips, slideshows and videos.
MovieStarPlanetMovieStarPlanet is an online game. You can create a famous movie star character and chat, play games and watch videos.
SickipediaSickipedia is an online forum where you can submit short jokes, which can be viewed online.
Yahoo MessengerYahoo Messenger is an app that allows you to instant message, voice and video call and share images.
ViberViber lets you text, call, share photos and send video messages to people worldwide.
VineVine is an app that lets you share 6-second videos that play on a loop. You can repost others' videos and leave comments.
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About this guide
We worked with over 500 parents and carers, and 1725 young people to review social networks and apps that children use.
You can help us keep this guide up to date. So if your children are using a site, app or game that we haven’t covered yet, let us know and we’ll consider featuring it in our next update.
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