Posts tagged "app"

What parents need to know about the Omegle app

What parents need to know about the Omegle app
Tech Tuesday is back and there’s another app that parents need to know about: Omegle. It’s all about anonymously chatting with strangers online. It has both a website and an app. Omegle has the tag line “Talk to strangers!” That alone raises red flags. But there are other reasons parents should be concerned about Omegle... Read more »

Scary facts parents need to know about the Tinder app

Scary facts parents need to know about the Tinder app
One of the many apps of which parents need to be aware is Tinder, which is also known as a great one night stand locator or an easy way for tweens and teens to find hook ups. Scared yet? Tinder’s description in the App Store: “Tinder finds out who likes you nearby and connects you... Read more »

What parents need to know about the Whisper app

What parents need to know about the Whisper app
Whisper is a free social networking app available for iPhone and Android and website (found at Whisper.sh) that encourages users to share secrets. The app was originally intended and first became popular on college campuses, but like many trends, it has trickled down to a younger crowd. It is becoming popular with tweens, and it is... Read more »
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These geography apps really stack up

These geography apps really stack up
I am a geography geek, so it should come as no surprise that I got excited about my child finally being tested on all the states and capitals in fourth grade and she was ready for that test in part because of an app on my iPhone.  (Nope, she doesn’t have her own phone yet,... Read more »