Not premium adults chatting
This looks to be mostly young men and women, and includes a filter if you only want to see men or only want to see women (which makes it seem like a “let’s hook up” sort of app).This is an “anything goes” kind of area – nothing to stop teens from clicking through the profiles – since they are public – to view the many selfies posted by Tango users.There are filters you can add to enhance the photos you send, and filters to add cool effects during a video chat.While adults might just want a quick way to communicate via text, teens and young adults would likely spend more time hanging out with each over the app using the fun add-ins.I’m not sure how many times you’ve got to click “Got it! My thought is that teens that see this every time they use the app are going to feel like they are missing out.While you can lock location settings in place using restrictions the constant reminder may not go over well.As always you’ll want to discuss with your kids that with any app or website: Tango does have a “block user” feature if it comes to that.With these safeguards in mind, Tango could be used just as safely as built-in messaging such as i Message.
There is a spot to include birthday (month and date) and gender but you can leave those blank.
Games and music and more After using Tango for a bit I could see the appeal.