A Guide to Apps and Social Media

The number of apps and social media channels your child could be exposed to grow all the time, as does an app’s functionality. We recommend you visit Net Aware to read the latest and most current advice on over 70 apps to ensure you know what they do, how you can limit their features as well as recommended age restrictions.


The apps included are:

  • Fortnite
  • Instagram
  • Snapchat
  • YouTube
  • Minecraft
  • Clash of Clans & Clash Royale
  • Kik
  • Friv
  • Dubsmash
  • Wink
  • YOLO
  • TikTok
  • And many, many more

TikTok is a social media platform that lets you share and discover videos and privately message 


Minecraft is a game that lets you build, create and explore virtual worlds with building blocks. 


Roblox is an online game and app where you can create and share your own games and games that others have made. There is an option to chat to other players.


Instagram is a popular photo sharing site, it is possible to comment on other people’s photos.


WhatsApp–  is an instant messaging app which allows you to share photos, videos, text messages and make calls.


Snapchat– The snapchat app lets you send videos, photos and messages to your friends which appear briefly and then disappear



Check out this page for guides to many more games and apps: https://www.net-aware.org.uk/networks/