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O2 Guru Top Tip for Tango

O2 Guru Matthew says:

“Simply head to a users profile page, click in the upper right corner and select 'Block this person' to block a contact with Tango.”

Our O2 NSPCC Online Safety Helpline can help you to set up parental controls, adjust privacy settings or get advice on social networks. Call them for free on 0808 800 5002.

You can also book a free in-store appointment with an O2 online safety guru here.


What's the right age for Tango?


Tango says

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


Our panel of parents say

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


Children say

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


Net Aware visitors say

Based on 161 votes from parents who have visited this site – you can vote too!

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Is content on Tango suitable for children and young people?

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


Medium Risk

Violence and hatred

Medium Risk


Low Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Low Risk


Medium Risk

55% of parents reported seeing violence and hatred on Tango. 45% reported either sexual content or adult or illegal content, which could include alcohol, gambling, swearing or drugs.

8% of young people reported seeing sexual content on Tango.

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