What are people saying about
FaceTime?

O2 Guru's Top Tip for FaceTime

O2 Guru Paul says:

“Don't forget, FaceTime allows you to block someone that is calling you. Just tap on the 'i' next to their name, scroll down and tap 'Block this Caller'.”

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What's the right age for FaceTime?

13+

FaceTime says

This is taken from FaceTime’s own guidelines and is accurate as of March 2017.

12+

Our panel of parents say

Based on our independent panel of nearly 700 parents, surveyed through YouGov in January 2017.

10+

Children say

Based on 1,696 responses from children and young people in December 2016 and January 2017.

6+

Net Aware visitors say

Based on 84 votes from visitors to the Net Aware site – you can vote too.

What do you think?

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18+

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Is content on FaceTime suitable for children and young people?

We asked young people and parents to tell us about the content they came across on FaceTime. Here are the types of inappropriate content that they reported:

Sexual

Low Risk

Violence and hatred

Low Risk

Bullying

Low Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Low Risk

Other

Low Risk

11% of parents reported seeing either violence and hatred, sexual content or adult or illegal content, which could include alcohol, gambling, swearing or drugs on FaceTime.

7% of young people reported seeing violence and hatred on FaceTime.

Start a conversation with your child
about FaceTime

There are some things that it’s best not to share with others, can you think what they might be?

Why don’t you show me some of the sites and apps you like?

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