What are people saying about
Google Hangouts?

What's the right age for Google Hangouts?


Google Hangouts says

This is taken from Google Hangout's own guidelines and is accurate as of March 2016.


Our panel says

Based on our independent panel surveyed in December 2015.


Children say

Based on 1725 responses from children and young people we asked in December 2015.


Parents say

Based on 175 votes from parents who have visited this site – you can vote too!

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Is content on Google Hangouts suitable for 8 to 12 year olds?

18% of reviewers reported seeing content that might be unsuitable for children aged 8-12 on this site.


Medium Risk

Violence and hatred

Low Risk


Medium Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Medium Risk


Low Risk

Parents reported sexual content on the site.

Children and young people reported bullying, violence and self-harm as their main concerns over content on the site

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