Screen time and addiction to the game are possible risks so parents and carers may wish to set limits on time spent on devices.
If playing with other players from their ‘friends’ list, children should consider carefully before converting ‘Friends’ to ‘Best Friends’. ‘Best Friends’ can manipulate their island and communicate with them via text. Only at this stage, is there a potential risk for unkind messages or for personal information to be shared.
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