Video-Calling Apps - Uinta County School District

Video-Calling Apps

Age Recommendations

Technology has never been more important in connecting friends and family. Parents are desperate to know what the safest apps for their kids are to use when video-chatting. We have listed our recommendations below to help parents ensure that kids aren't accessing apps with serious age-related safety risks.

12 and Above

Hangouts

Can be used by <12 if using Family Link & privacy settings turned on completely.

Zoom

Can be used by <12 if using parent's account & privacy settings turned on completely.

Webex

Can be used by younger if parental supervision available at all times.

13 and Above

Houseparty

If all privacy settings are in place.

Messenger

If all privacy settings are in place.

WhatsApp

If all privacy settings are in place.

15 and Above

Signal

Line

Skype

Squad