Pokemon Go

What You Need to Know

  • Cartoon/Fantasy Game
  • 9+ Age Requirement
  • COPPA Compliant
  • Children under 13 must have a parent sign up for them
  • Users create an account and “search” for Pokémon to “catch” using Location Services/GPS on their mobile device
  • Promotes an active lifestyle by ensuring that users must move from location to location in order to “find” Pokémon
  • Potentially dangerous because of users’ ability to “lure” other players to a specific location
  • Robberies and injuries have occurred as a result of this luring feature

SGS Recommendation – Children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult while playing

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