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What is Signal? Description: The Signal app is a free and instant communication tool. Users can text and send pictures, videos, voice messages, and files. Video and voice calls can also be made to anywhere in the world for free. It boasts about keeping conversations secure […]

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Threads an Instagram App

What is Threads? Threads – the “Twitter Killer” – now has over 150M downloads (as of July 17) and is currently the #1 Social Networking app.  Threads is the latest app from Meta (Facebook) and is a text-based platform. Other popular text-based apps include Twitter, BlueSky,

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Is Musical.ly Safe? A Complete App Profile for Parents NOTE: On August 2, 2o18, Musical.ly became TikTok. Please visit our TikTok Definitive Guide for Parents.  This eye-catching image was first used on a retired blog post where we first wrote about Musical.ly. I still really like

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Vero True Social

  What is the Vero True Social App? Description: in their words, “Vero is a social network for anyone who loves anything enough to share it – and wants control over who they share it with. Just like we do in real life.” It’s trying to compete

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  What is the FriendO app? 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

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TBH (To Be Honest)

  July 16, 2018 Update: due to low usage, Facebook (who acquired TBH eight months ago), has decided to shudder this app. After an initial 5M downloads, the app’s usage tanked, maybe because being owned by Facebook made it uncool. You can read about two other

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Zello Walkie Talkie

  What is Zello Walkie-Talkie? Description: Zello is a voice-over-IP (VOIP) type app. It is touted as a “walkie-talkie” app but it does require either cell service or some form of internet connection to operate. It gained popularity in 2017 during critical events like the flooding

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  What is the LiveMe App? Description: LiveMe (https://www.liveme.com/) is called one of the top broadcasting apps where users are able to meet stars, become stars, grow a fan base, meet friends, date, play games, and send virtual gifts in order to catch broadcaster’s attention. Getting

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  March 2018 Update: Due to a viral petition circulated by the mother of a young girl who received death threats through the Sarahah app, it has been removed from the Apple App Store and Google Play for Android. Wow! Way to go, mom! If you

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  What is the Amino app? Description:  The Amino App (link to manufacturer’s site) is a “network of communities [that] lets you explore, discover, and obsess over the things you’re into. Each Amino (community) has great content, the friendliest of people, and exciting events.” It is essential a collection

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