What are people saying about
Google Hangouts?

What's the right age for Google Hangouts?

13+

Google Hangouts says

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

14+

Our panel says

Based on our independent panel surveyed in December 2015.

12+

Children say

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

13+

Parents say

Based on 153 votes from parents who have visited this site – you can vote too!

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10+
20+

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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.

Sexual

Medium Risk

Violence and hatred

Low Risk

Bullying

Medium Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Medium Risk

Other

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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