An app (short for application) is a type of computer program and is most often associated with the software that runs on a smartphone or tablet device. Gaming and social networking apps tend to be the most popular among young people.
It is important to monitor what your child is downloading on to their smartphone or internet enabled device.
Click on the link below for guidance from Childnet.
The App Store
Click on the document below to find out what parents need to know about The App Store.
Includes top tips on:
Restricting in-app purchases
Browsing apps by age
Avoiding viruses and inappropriate content