Help with Apps

Apps change and pop up every day. We'll help you stay on top of them with our updated guides. Each includes:

  • What it is
  • Updates
  • Age rating
  • Developer
  • Category
  • Why kids use it
  • What parents need to know
  • Who can share content with your child
  • Who your child can share content with
  • App lingo
  • Emoji meanings
  • Step-by-step instructions to set restrictions on the app
  • Step-by-step instructions to set restrictions on a device

Click an icon below to learn about the app.

Instagram

Instagram

Instagram What Instagram says it is: "Instagram is a simple way to capture and share the world’s moments. Follow your friends and family to see what they’re up to, and discover accounts from all over the world that are sharing things you love. Join the...

YOLO

YOLO

YOLO is an anonymous question-asking app that works with Snapchat. It’s currently the most downloaded app among teens in the U.S. Parents need to know about YOLO, to keep kids safe.

Lasso

Lasso

Lasso What Lasso says it is: "Lasso makes it easy for anyone to create and share short videos with fun effects. Follow creators, discover popular video trends and join in by putting your own spin on them. Once you've found a type of video that's trending,...

Wishbone

Wishbone

Wishbone Sept 26, 2018 Update: new Local Pack feature What Wishbone says it is: "Wishbone is your go-to for comparing anything your heart desires! Wishbone covers everything from fashion, celebrities, humor, music and pretty much anything you can think...

Secret Calculator

Secret Calculator

Secret Calculator (aka Fake Calculator) Note: There are many secret vault-type apps (also known as camouflage or ghost apps). This is just one. Although this one is for Apple only, there are also vault apps for Android.  What Secret Calculator says it is:...

App Update

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