SaferKid™ App Rating

After School­

By Ambient
SaferKid Age Rating
18+
No one under age 18 should use this app
NONE
LOW
HIGH
Bullying Risk
Red high c857fa9bcae71ab99825795f8f1890938d3b0aaa681ef1a4f2bc64ae69530879
NONE
LOW
HIGH
Profanity or Crude Humor
Yellow low e1db4310c8a6be9b0f5341e56425c082505aff64423fae7090946318931fcdd0
Mature/Suggestive Themes
Yellow high e9cf201d7be35071b4c71915e3293e48761533b07bcea9118c42688a40e689dc
Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Yellow low e1db4310c8a6be9b0f5341e56425c082505aff64423fae7090946318931fcdd0
Sexual Content or Nudity
Yellow low e1db4310c8a6be9b0f5341e56425c082505aff64423fae7090946318931fcdd0
This is an independent review. We are not affilated with Ambient
Bottom Line

This app recently returned to the App Store after 4 months of being banned because of the volume of cyberbullying on the app. The company has made changes to the app to get Apple to let it back in the store. However, it is a closed, anonymous, location-based social network for children. This means high risk of bullying, sexting, adult content, and meeting strangers. We strongly encourage parents to keep their children off of this app.

Talking to Your Children

If you find this app on your child's phone, please refer to our Parent's Guides for advice on talking to them about bullying.. This app allows children to post things anonymously to anyone who attends their high school. Posts are currently moderated but unfortunately, the case will be that children will develop techniques to get content distributed through the service that the moderators will miss. No anonymous, location-based social network has ever successfully avoided extensive amounts of cyber-bullying. You may want to role play with your children how much easier it is to say something mean in an anonymous note than it is to say it while looking directly into someone's eyes. This may help them recognize the weight of their words.

App store description
Welcome to the new After School app!! After School is an anonymous and private message board for your school. Post confessions, funny experiences, compliments, feelings, and more! New features include: - Personalized content filters - Chat with experts on school issues or anything stressing you out - Choose a name and a picture to better ...
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