9GAG is an app that you’ll find funny posts, news articles, interesting videos and creative photos. Mostly just funny or interesting content, the problem seems to lie with users’ comments, profanity, inappropriate content and pornography.

Risks include sexual content, offensive language and bullying.
How to know it's blocked: The app will not load content and may time out. If content has loaded previously, new content will not load.



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AskFM is an anonymous question and answer website. Is increasingly being used as a means to communicate abusive, bullying and sexualised content. 

Risks include cyber stalking & bullying, screen time and adult content.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load content and may time out.



Cover artDiscord is a VoIP and web chat app that is specifically targeted towards gaming and online communities. Unlike Skype were to chat with people you firstly need to know their account, discord creates servers that anyone can join. These chat groups are completely unmoderated and are often have pornography and other inappropriate content.

Risks include sexual content, sexual predators, offensive language, cyber bullying, private messaging.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.



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Facebook is a popular social networking site. Allows users to create and share profiles, media and messages. Has extensive privacy settings.

Risks include cyber stalking & bullying, digital footprint & privacy, screen time and adult content.

How to know it's blocked: We can block Facebook from loading data or if loaded previously, no new data will load on the app.



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Imgur is the most popular image database. Anyone can upload anything they want with no moderation, and share it with others. Due to the large amount of memes, pornography and inappropriate content.

Risks include sexual content, offensive language and bullying.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load content and may time out. If content has loaded previously, new content will not load.



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Instagram is a popular social networking site. Allows users to create and share profiles, media and messages. Has extensive privacy settings.

Risks include cyber stalking & bullying, digital footprint & privacy, screen time and adult content.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load content and may time out. If content has loaded previously, new content will not load.


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Kik Messenger in an instant messaging app for mobile devices. Widely considered high risk for kids and adolescents.

Risks include cyber stalking & bullying, digital footprint & privacy, screen time and adult content.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.



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Musical.ly and Live.ly are popular streaming apps which allows users to create & share lip sync videos or live stream and chat with strangers, with no moderation.

Risks include cyber stalking & bullying, digital footprint, sexual predators, offensive language, screen time and adult content.
How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.



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Pokemon Go is a free-to-play location-based augmented reality mobile game. 

Risks include location tracking, physical interaction, predators and in-app purchases.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.



Cover artReddit is the most popular forum app and website which as every topic imaginable called 'subreddits'. Children can easily access adult and inappropriate content by agreeing that they are older than 18 years old. No verification is required. Reddit has many good forum topics along with a lot of bad topics.

Risks include sexual content, offensive language and bullying.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load content and may time out. If content has loaded previously, new content will not load.



Skype has long been the number one app for making video calls over the internet. Skype now has many additional features, including individual or group messaging, photo and video sharing, and making voice calls. Privacy on this app is strong, though this app has been known to be used for ‘intimate’ video conversations. On the other hand, kids often use Skype to discuss group projects for school.

Risks include sexual content, screen time, location tracking and bullying,

How to know it's blocked: Skype VOIP and instant messenger conversations will be blocked as long as the account has been logged out.



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SnapChat is a video & instant messaging app for mobile devices. Widely considered high risk for kids and adolescents. 

Risks include cyber stalking & bullying, digital footprint & privacy, screen time and adult content.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.



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Tinder is a dating site targeted at adults but increasingly used by kids. Sign-up only requires a Facebook account. 

Risks include dating, stalking, bullying, digital footprint & privacy; screen time and adult content.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.



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Tumblr is a blogging platform owned by Yahoo. Allows users to create and follows blogs and post multimedia. Blogs can be set to private.

Risks include cyber stalking & bullying, digital footprint & privacy, screen time and adult content.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load content and may time out. If content has loaded previously, new content will not load.



Cover artTwitch is an app for people to watch other people play video games. Most stream violent games, with profanity being very common. As games are played in real time with other people, the content is very unpredictable. Most streamers target older teens and young adults, so content is inappropriate for younger children. 

Risks include offensive language, gambling, digital violence and mature themes.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.


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Twitter is a popular online social service. Enables users to share short messages called "tweets" including text and rich media. 

Risks include cyber stalking & bullying, digital footprint & privacy, screen time and adult content.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.



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WhatsApp is a hugely popular messaging app available for iOS and Android. Inlcludes group chats, file sharing and voice calls. Considered risky for kids and adolescents. 

Risks include cyber stalking & bullying, digital footprint & privacy, screen time and adult content.

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.



YouTube is the most popular . The content of YouTube videos is extensive, and can be related to anything from skateboarding to music videos to tutorials for makeup or carpentry. It therefore goes without saying that some content on YouTube may be inappropriate. To unblock YouTube restrictions, go to Disable YouTube & Google Search Restrictions on your Cyber Safety Profiles.

Risks include bullying, offensive language and screen time. 

How to know it's blocked: The app will not load and may time out.