Skout has announced it is suspending its service for 13 to 17-year-olds, over fears that adults are using the app to prey on youngsters. On its company blog, Skout explained that it kept its service for 13 to 17-year-olds separate from its adult users, with a number of extra safety measures in place.
How old do you have to be to get on Skout?
Skouts Terms of Service state that its not for kids under 13 years of age. In fact, theyve updated their Terms of Service to state users must be 18 years or older. Their safety awareness center shows that they are making an effort to educate users in how to use the app safely.
What apps are appropriate for 13 year olds?
10 Best Apps for TeensScholly. Available for iOS, Android, and on the web, Scholly is a robust scholarship finding platform. Evernote. Perhaps the most popular productivity app around, and for good reason. Instructables. Pandora. Sketchbook Pro. Hakitzu Elite: Robot Hackers. Khan Academy. Magisto.More items •19 Feb 2015
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Is Snapchat bad for 13 year olds?
You have to enter your birth date to set up an account, but theres no age verification, so its easy for kids under 13 to sign up. Common Sense Media rates Snapchat OK for teens 16 and up, mainly because of the exposure to age-inappropriate content and the marketing ploys, such as quizzes, that collect data.