WhatsApp Messenger – Social Networking App Review

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WhatsApp Messenger – Social Networking App Review

Price: Free

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You don’t have to have a phone in order to communicate with others. This app is a great way to get in touch with people and as with any other texting-like apps, use caution when using the app.

What You Need To Know As A Parent

What parents need to know:åÊ

  • Messages can only be sent to those who have smartphones and this app.
  • You must be 16 or older to use this app.
  • This app is very much like Kik Messenger. You can send messages to whoever you want and can say whatever you want.
  • There are no limits when texting. You can sen as many messages as you want.

Content Overview

Content Overview of WhatsApp Messenger:åÊ

  • There is no violence in this app
  • There is no sexual content (unless created by user)
  • There is no bad language (unless created by user)

WhatsApp Messenger is rated average on various websites. It is not as popular as some texting apps are but it is still a great one to try! If you are unable to have a phone and have an iPod or iPad then you can use this app to communicate with others. When questioning if your child should download this app you have to remember that they can message whatever they want to whoever they want. Things can be sent to your child that you would prefer them not seeing. Keep in mind that although this is a good way to communicate with others this can also be an easy way for predators to start conversations with your child.

Our Opinion Of The App

Gameadvice Team downloaded this app for free on iPhone and thought it was an okay app. As a team we decided that it is a very good app to communicate with others. We still highly advise you to know that anything can be said or shown on this app.

App Ratings

  • Amount of violence 0% 0%
  • Level of sexual content 0% 0%
  • Use of bad language 0% 0%
These are all given a rate of 0 because this app is all about what you make it. When purchased this app there is no bad language, no sexual content, and no violence.åÊAlthough the app comes withåÊnone of these they can be created by the user. For example, if you are having a conversation with someone and they say something vulgar then there is bad language in this app. If someone happens to send you something sexual then there is sexual content. These ratings are controlled by the app, not by the user.åÊ


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Age Appropriateness

Age 16+


Most information found on WhatsApp Messenger is found from various websites. If you are still concerned and unsure if your child should purchase this app then you can go and check out CommonSenseMedia and read their information on WhatsApp Messenger. If that still is not enough information for you then you can always go type exactly what your concern is about WhatsApp Messenger on Google.


Posted on

March 30, 2016