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Safe Kids Website

Since 2001, Kidzworld has been a leader in internet safety. Kidzworld is a safe social network for kids; in fact we believe we are the safest kids website. There are many ways for users to communicate with each other on Kidzworld. In all instances where users can interact with each other, their activities are moderated as follows:

  1. 1. User profile comments: Users are able to send each other comments, as well as comment on other users photos and site articles. All comments are filtered using sophisticated moderation software for the disclosure of personally identifiable information and inappropriate language. If the comment is flagged, it is sent to human moderation for further review and either approval or rejection.
  2. 2. User profile photos: Users are allowed to upload socially appropriate photos of themselves, their friends, and other subjects of interest. For user safety and security all meta data is removed from all photos prior to being published on the site. All 12 and under US users must obtain parent/guardian consent during the registration process in order to upload personal photos.
  3. 3. Written by you: These are articles, stories, poems, etc. written by our users and submitted for publication on the site. They are manually checked by a staff member to ensure that there is not any inappropriate language or disclosure of personally identifiable information. We do not edit the style or spirit of the submission.
  4. 4. Forums: Users can post their comments and feedback onto a myriad of topics in the boards. All posts are subject to moderation by our sophisticated moderation and behavioural analysis software tool for the disclosure of personally identifiable information and inappropriate language. If a post is flagged by the filter, it is sent to manual moderation for checking by one of our staff members.
  5. 5. Blogs: Users can create a personal blog. All entries in their blogs are submitted through our filtration software. Any post that is flagged for containing potentially inappropriate language or personally identifiable information is sent to our mods for review.
  6. 6. Groups: Users can form and/or join groups of other like-minded users to discuss their interests. All comments posted in Groups are checked by our moderation software. Any comments that contain potentially inappropriate language or personally identifiable information are sent to the mods.
  7. 7. Chat Room: The chat room is moderated using sophisticated moderation and behavioural analysis software which blocks inappropriate language as well as personal contact information. The chat room is also patrolled regularly by one of our staff mods, a Jr Mod or an Admin. There are occasions when certain words, used in a certain sequence can be deemed inappropriate. Kidzworld works closely with our moderation partner in order to limit such occurrences. Chat is open twenty fours hours per day. Kidzworld does not allow swearing, bullying, fighting, racial epithets or the disclosure of personally identifiable information. Users that do not obey the rules are removed from chat for varying periods depending on the severity of their actions. Repeat offenders are banned from using chat. If you do not want to speak to a particular user in chat, you can block them by right clicking on their avatar.
  8. 8. User Videos: All videos are checked by one of our staff moderators to determine the appropriateness of the content as well as determine if the video contains any personally identifiable information. The vast majority of videos are music from prominent artists, thus our biggest concern is the potential for inappropriate language.

Although all potential interaction between users is moderated using sophisticated moderation and behavioural analysis software, we encourage our users to follow our kids safety guidelines whether they are at Kidzworld or elsewhere on the web. Following are some suggested kids internet safety guidelines:

  • Keep your personal information to yourself. Do not give anyone any info that could identify you in real life. Never give another kid your last name, school name, passwords, email address, phone number or street address. You don't really know who they are, even though this is a safe kids social network.
  • Be careful of kids who ask you too many personal questions - especially if they won't stop asking. If this happens, tell your parents, one of the mods or email us at: privacy@kidzworld.com. Make sure you have the proper spelling of the username of the kid who is bothering you.
  • If another kid asks things that make you uncomfortable, nervous or scared, stop talking with them and tell a mod or your parents. You can also email us at privacy@kidzworld.com. Be sure to include the kids screen name and some details about what happened, including where and when it happened.
  • If you find an image, a link or an ad on Kidzworld that doesn't belong there (it has bad language or pics), email us right away. We are a safe kids social network. As a website for kids we are very careful about who we allow to advertise. Please make sure you copy and paste the URL so that we can find the ad and remove it.
  • There are report buttons on all comments, pictures and user bios. You can report anything to the Social Network Manager that makes you uncomfortable by clicking on the report button.
  • Don't register on any website or in a contest that requires you to disclose personal information without getting your parent's permission first. Your internet safety is secure at Kidzworld.
  • Read the chat and forums rules before entering any chat room. This is important stuff to know otherwise you may break the rules and get penalized.
  • Talk to your parents before downloading anything from the internet. There are a lot of sites that will try to trick you into downloading something that could be dangerous to your computer.
  • Don't believe everything you read. Some kids like to make up stuff when they are online. It's important to remember that the kids you are chatting with may not be telling you the truth about themselves. Even though this is a kids social network, some kids don't act like kids.
  • Never agree to meet an online "friend" face to face unless your parents know about it and go with you. Don't agree to talk to anyone on the phone that you meet online unless your parents are there. Always tell your parents when another kid asks to meet you in person or call you. That way you will always be safe. Remember Kidzworld is a moderated, but you also need to pay attention to things.
  • Let someone at Kidzworld know if you ever have a problem. If you are in the chatroom or on the boards, speak with one of the monitors. Otherwise email us at privacy@kidzworld.com..
  • But most important: Have Fun, meet new kids, explore the site and learn lots of cool stuff at Kidzworld; the worlds leading safe, secure social network

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Guidelines on Our Features:

Chat room

Kidzworld has the only safe, moderated chat room. The chat room is moderated by our staff to allow our kids to talk with other kids from all over the world in a safe and secure environment. No exchange of personally identifiable information is allowed, nor do we tolerate inappropriate behavior. This is a kids website, after all. If kids are not playing by the rules, they are booted from chat for a period of time depending on the 'offence'. Continued problems will result in a permanent ban and/or blocked IP address.


The "Forums" provide kids with a platform to openly discuss a broad range of topics in a safe, secure environment. Our rules relate to swearing, racially inappropriate comments, bullying and the exchange of personal information. As a safe website for kids we are very focused on their privacy and safety.


Kidzworld has a large number of very popular contests each year. All kids contests and corresponding prizes are targeted to kids within our age group. To protect the safety and privacy of our kids, all information collected by Kidzworld is deleted at the close of each contest. At no time is any of the information that we collect from the kids disclosed to anyone. A record of the kids who are prize winners is kept on file. The kids who are winners and their parents must complete an affidavit and disclaimer in order to receive prizes.


Although very subjective, Kidzworld encourages the kids to be creativity through expression. All forms of art are encouraged and where possible may be published on the website.


We encourage the kids to create articles for kids, stories for kids and poems for kids. We publish the better ones in The KW Zone. As a website for kids, it is important for us to feature content created by the kids.

Kids Safety FAQ

  • Q: What is Kidzworld's goal?
  • A: Kidzworld’s mission is to provide a space for kids to freely express themselves. For almost 20 years (since 2001), Kidzworld has been a safe space where kids and teens can learn, play, and socialize online. They can talk about whatever they want (within some common sense rules). It’s a place that’s meant to foster friendships, fun, and great conversations. The platform is moderated and features exciting content that’s both fun and educational. From chatrooms, forums, and quizzes to games and videos, whatever they choose to explore, your kids will find friends from all over the world who are waiting to get in touch.
  • Q: How do I report online crimes against children?
  • A: You can report any activity that appears suspicious via the report feature. You can also contact a moderator or an admin to assist you. Our teams of experienced moderators keep an eye on all activity at Kidzworld and react promptly to any issues. We also use state-of-the-art moderation software that picks up inappropriate activity in real-time.
  • Q: What can I do to protect my children online?
  • A: You can direct your kids to safe online environments like Kidzworld. You can also monitor their usage and track their activity using a tool like Bark.
  • Q: ?How do I teach them the good and the bad of the internet?
  • A: With kids, you want to make sure that they access only those websites that are age-appropriate. You can also direct them to online resources that teach kids how to behave safely online. Kidzworld features a lot of such content, and especially this article: Online Safety: Top 10 Things NOT To Post Online. Make sure that your kids know it’s never safe to share an address, school name, phone number, or any other information that could reveal their location or personal details.
  • Q: Is Kidzworld a safe kids’ website?
  • A: Yes, Kidzworld is safe for children, because Kidzworld was designed with children in mind. We implemented any and all security and privacy measures needed to protect children and ensure they have a safe environment to talk, play, and learn together. All communication goes through our advanced moderation platform. With our algorithm picking up any inappropriate activity and teams of experienced moderators keeping an eye on everything, we are able to see everything that’s happening across our site and react promptly to any issues.
  • Q: What you can do as a parent for kids’ online safety?
  • A: You can direct them towards kid-friendly and safe websites such as Kidzworld. You can also teach them online safety best practices and make online resources that teach such practices easily available to kids. It’s also a good idea to monitor their usage and track activity using tools such as Bark
  • Q: How do we work with online safety for kids?
  • A: Moderation of communication is key. At Kidzworld, we provide resources that educate children on the best safety practices. We also prevent and monitor any inappropriate activity. We use an algorithm and moderation software that monitors all communication in real-time. There are also teams of experienced moderators and admins who keep an eye on everything that’s going on at Kidzworld.
  • Q: What are the risks of posting personal information online?
  • A: Sharing personal information online can lead to fraud, bullying, or worse. Both adults and kids are advised to never share their address, phone number, school address, or other identifying information. We have rules in place that forbid sharing last name, school name, passwords, email address, phone number, or street address. The good rule of thumb is to never share any information that could be used to identify you. When talking to people online, there’s always a chance that someone is misrepresenting themselves.
  • Q: How can my kids and I protect our security?
  • A: Follow the best online safety practices. Never share any personal or identifying information. Report any suspicious or inappropriate activity you come across, whether it’s directed at you or someone else. Use social networks designed for children, that employ the best safety practices online.
  • Q: How common and dangerous is cyberbullying?
  • A: Kidzworld is 100% COPPA-compliant. We do not allow bullying, fighting, swearing, racial epithets, or the disclosure of personally identifiable information. Every potential interaction between users is moderated by our experienced team. We are very proactive with the kids and encourage their feedback and active involvement. In fact, they are very good at policing themselves. We pride ourselves on being a safe social network for kids and teens.
  • Q: Is my child at risk from online predators?
  • A: Risk always exists, which is why it’s important to use kid-friendly social networks such as Kidzworld. Using moderated networks that are specifically designed for kids brings that risk to a minimum. Additionally, you can use tools like Bark to monitor your child’s usage and track their online activity. Using such tools also lowers the risk of your child being a target online.
  • Q: How do you ensure the safety of a child?
  • A: Here you can find some resources that will help you keep vigilant as a parent. Teach your child to never share any identifying personal information online. Monitor and track their activity and direct them towards safe online environments. Make sure that all social networks they use are COPPA compliant.

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