App Guides for Parents

Today's children are totally tech savvy — check out these guides to ensure that your child's time in the digital world is fun, safe, and full of learning opportunities.These guides maps some of the most common apps available and highlights those that might create risky situations for children, such as unintentionally revealing personal information, stranger danger and generating large bills through in-app purchasing.

Whether you're trying to figure out if a new app is safe for your teen or if a popular game includes blood and gore, we've got you covered. And if you can't find what you're looking for, let us know!

Parents Guide to Minecraft

Parents' Guide to Minecraft

Dive deeper into the choose-your-own-adventure world of Minecraft, the quirky building game that can keep kids hooked for hours, but has lots of learning benefits, too.


Parents Guide to Discord

Parents' Guide to Discord

Is Discord safe? How does it work? And what does it have to do with Fortnite? Here's everything you need to know about this popular chat app for gamers.


Parents Guide to Roblox

Parents' Guide to Roblox

If you are deciding whether Roblox is safe for your child, here is a comprehensive guide to determine if it is suitable for your child and how you can set it up as safely as possible.


Parents' Guide to YouTube Kids

Parents' Guide to YouTube Kids

Is YouTube Kids really safe for kids? How does it work, and how do you set filters and parental controls? Learn more about this kid-targeted, but sometimes iffy, YouTube-lite app.


Parents Guide to Snapchat

Parents' Guide to Snapchat

Is Snapchat safe for kids? How does it work? And what's with Snapstreaks? Everything curious parents need to know about this ultra-popular app.


Parents Guide to TikTok

Parents' Guide to TikTok

Is TikTok safe? How does it work? And can I do a duet with my kid? Here's everything you need to know about this popular musical singing and sharing app.