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Carnegie Mellon’s Information Networking Institute and Web Wise Kids Introduce Educational Social Networking Mobile App for Kids to the Android Market

Posted Jan 5, 2012
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Carnegie Mellon's Information Networking Institute (INI) and Web Wise Kids  have announced the availability of ‘BeSeen' to the Android Market. The free mobile app, first introduced in 2011, engages kids who are beginning to use social networks in a game about online safety when accessing social networking websites via their mobile devices. This type of social networking app is the first of its kind that is designed for the Android platform, according to the announcement.

The free mobile app is now available for download in the Android Market here: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.cylab.BeSeen

‘BeSeen' was developed in collaboration with The Wireless Foundation and Trend Micro Internet Safety for Kids and Family, with additional funding from The Verizon Foundation. ‘BeSeen' was created to enable kids to learn how to use social networks safely and responsibly. The app's content and puzzles have been updated since its original launch to the iTunes Store on October 12, where the app is also available for download.

More information about the app can be found at www.PlayBeSeen.com.

To download BeSeen from the Android Market, please visit: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.cylab.BeSeen. To download the updated app from the Apple iTunes store, please visit: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/beseen/id463888757?mt=8Check out the new BeSeen demo video posted on the home page of the website here.

Source: Web Wise Kids: www.webwisekids.org

 


 
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