Description: FriendO is another “quiz app” and feels similar to TBH (to be honest), Sarahah and Polly but, unlike these apps, it’s not anonymous. It lets users discover who their “true friends” really are (whether they are friends in real life or strangers) by having them answer questions or quizzes about each other. There are four top spots to fill and the more correct answers achieved by those answering the quizzes, the higher up the FriendO ranking board users will move. Corporate website: www.friendome.com
Category: Social Networking
APP Store rating: 17+ due to
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This app isn’t meant for teens. Though on the surface, it appears to be a game and is really popular among high school students, the available sexualized content and crude humor isn’t worth your kid’s time. Since the app even “goes out of its way” in the terms to state parental permission is required for those under 18, it’s a pretty good indicator there are topics you many not want to have your children interacting with or being exposed to.
Are you curious how to find apps that might be hidden on your child’s phone? Here’s how to discover if FriendO might be hiding somewhere on your child’s smart device:
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