Guide to Games and Apps


Warning received re the app “Monkey”, which is billed as a cross between Omegle and TikTok.

 There are some concerns over the nature of this app and how it might be used to exploit children.

 The Ineqe ‘online safety experts have been alerted to an extremely dangerous website and app called ‘Monkey’, which allows users to have video calls with strangers. The platform markets itself as ‘an alternative to Omegle, with a TikTok vibe’’.

 Ineqe have reviewed and tested this platform and have found that it contains large amounts of inappropriate, disturbing, and harmful content transmitted via web cameras.

More information on issues with Monkey App

There are lots of great apps and online games for children but unfortunately there are also a lot of violent and unsuitable games available. Always check if a game is suitable for your child. look at the age guide and play the game yourself so you know what the content contains.
If you use the Common Sense Media site (link below), you are able to review movies, games, apps, websites, TV shows, books and music. Each review provides an age and star rating but more importantly a section called 'What every parent needs to know', providing very clear information.
Click on the links below to find information on how to keep your child safe online. You will also find information about online games and what to do if your child finds something online that upsets them. If you find any good advice or information that you feel would be useful to others please let us know and we will include it on this page.