A lot or a little? The parents' guide to what's in this app. Educational Value Created for entertainment and not intended for learning. Ease of Play The app is easy to use. Ways to interact include "flirts," "ask me" questions, secret admirers, and messaging. Teens need to be proactive and use the privacy settings because the default settings could cause them to accept friend requests from people they don't know and agree to other features automatically.
Teens need to visit the website to gain access to a wide range of privacy settings, including what ages can view your profile the range you can choose from is based on your age. Violence The app itself does not include violent content, but what teens encounter will depend on the people they communicate with. MeetMe's terms bans threatening or abusive content. Sex There's no shortage of shirtless guy pics; women also pose in bikinis and underwear.
Interaction here will likely include people teens don't know personally but are in the same zip code, state, or entire U. MeetMe's terms ban images that contain "nudity includes thongs and topless females from the back , pornography, sexually explicit, weapons, violence, or drugs. A profile setting asks users to select whether they are looking for girls, boys, or both not looking isn't an option.
There is a "report abuse" feature on some forms of the network, but not all. Language The terms ban language that is "unlawful; harmful; threatening; abusive; harassing; tortuous; defamatory; vulgar; obscene; libelous; invasive of another's privacy; hateful; or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable.
The forums and profiles aren't filtered on the site, so the site including profiles contains swear words like "f--k. Consumerism The site uses "lunch money" to play games and other features; it can be purchased with real money or can be earned by doing certain things on the site, including sharing photos or information.
There's a top-up credits feature that has to be deselected or will automatically top-up active accounts that have already purchased credits when they fall below 50 cents. VIP memberships can be purchased as well. There are ads in the app and on the website for everything from other apps to credit cards to Netflix. Profile photos feature users clutching beer and swilling from a liquor bottle. Users primarily log on to interact with new people, instead of keeping up with real-life friends.
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