Toxic Apps Launches YouTube Channel

You can now see the most popular teen apps in action.  The Toxic Apps YouTube channel gives parents a chance to see exactly how some apps work and the content their child is exposed to when using these apps.  The most graphic videos are edited to distort some of the subjects.  WARNING – several of the videos cover very graphic subjects (drugs, sex, etc.) and should not be viewed in the presence of minors.  Keep in mind that several videos are from apps that as supposedly ok for children 13 and older (if you choose to trust the terms of service provided by the developer). Continue reading


Who’s Making the Rules?


by Barry Crutchfield ( Social media is the fastest growing trend in recent history with a very inconsistent set of rules and guidelines for parents.  Even Apple warns parents not to rely on their age rating system and use judgement when choosing apps for children.  The FCC enforces Continue reading