Sites, apps and games we've reviewed so far

Rather than trying to cover every social network out there, we’re focusing on the ones kids use the most.

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Clash of Clans

Clash of Clans is a game where players can chat, build armies and battle each other.

Clash Royale

Clash Royale is a game where players can chat, build communities and battle each other.

CSR Racing

CSR Racing is a car racing game where you can buy and upgrade cars and race your opponent.

Discord

Discord is a voice and text app, designed for gamers. Users can chat if they accept follow requests.

Disney Club Penguin Island

Club Penguin is a multiplayer game where you can explore a virtual world and chat to others.

Dubsmash

Dubsmash is an app to create and share your own music videos with famous sounds and quotes.

Episode: Choose Your Story

Episode: Choose Your Story app is a storytelling platform to create and share characters and stories.

Facebook & Messenger

Facebook and Messenger is a social network to create a page about yourself and talk to others.

FaceTime

FaceTime allows you to make video and audio calls from your Apple devices using the internet.

FIFA Football

FIFA Football is a gaming app where you can build and manage your own football team.

Flipagram

Flipagram lets you make videos and photo/video slideshows to free popular music.

Friv

Friv is a gaming platform that offers a wide variety of games to play, for free.

Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts is a computer programme and app that lets you video call, phone or message others.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is a video game following and directing the central character, Carl.

Instagram

Instagram is a picture and video sharing app to post content and use hashtags.

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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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