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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Bin Weevils

Bin Weevils is an online virtual world where you can play online games, chat with friends, adopt a virtual pet, grow your own garden and watch cartoons.

Boom Beach

Boom Beach is a strategy game where you can team up with other players to free enslaved islanders.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies

Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies is a game where players fight against zombies alone or in teams.

Clash of Clans

Clash of Clans is a game where players build armies to battle against other players or team of players.

Club Penguin

Club Penguin is an online multiplayer game where you can explore a virtual world using a cartoon penguin character.


Facebook is a social network, which lets you create a page about yourself.

Habbo Hotel

Habbo Hotel is a social network site where you can communicate and interact in a virtual hotel.


Minecraft is a game that lets you build and create a virtual world using building blocks.


Miniclip is an online gaming website. You can play against others, instant message people and comment on the games.


Monopoly is the electronic version of the Monopoly board game, where players buy, sell and trade properties.

Moshi Monsters

Moshi Monsters is an online game where you can adopt and look after a pet monster.


MovieStarPlanet is an online game. You can create a famous movie star character and chat, play games and watch videos.


PopJam is a creative website where you can share drawings, photos and audio messages.


ROBLOX is a user-generated gaming platform where you can create your own games or play games that other users have made.

SimCity BuildIt

SimCity BuildIt is a game where players build their own city and try and make sure their citizens are kept happy.

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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.

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