Frequent questions

Q: What are the benefits of Playdate Me?

A: In addition to being a great place to play and have fun, Playdate Me is a great place to learn and grow. On Playdate Me, children practice reading, develop keyboarding skills and participate in creative role playing. The cooperative nature of the Playdate Me environment, along with charitable and educational initiatives also help children develop important social skills while gaining a deeper understanding of their role as members of a community.

Q: How is the site safe for my child?

A: Playdate Me has several layers of security built into the site and features 24/7 real time live monitoring, bad word filters and a Parent Portal where parents can monitor their child’s activity, receive notifications of activity and control access to areas and features within the site. As required by PRIVO (FTC-approved, neutral third-party Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)) all new Playdate Me members require verifiable parental consent during the registration process.

Q: What is verifiable Parental Consent?

A: Verifiable Parental Consent is a method used to authenticate a parent’s identity. The method Playdate Me uses follow PRIVO (FTC-approved, neutral third-party Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)) guidelines and is listed below.

• A simple, one-time payment of CHF1 to verify parental consent.

Q: How does my child become friend with others on the site?

A: Only parent approved members can send and receive friend requests. Parents can monitor and control all their child’s friendships with members within the Parent Portal.

Q: Can adults become members?

A: No, the only way any person over the age of 18 can be on the site is as an approving parent. The parents will only have access to monitoring their approved child(ren) and will not be able to interact with other children.

Q: Can Parents become friend with my child?

A: No, the parent profiles have limited access to Playdate-me. This limited access includes being restricted from becoming friends with site members.

Q: What content will my child see on this site?

A: We offer all kinds of fun, family-friendly and educational content on Playdate Me. Members can read stories, attend contests, play games, create and share passions, chat and submit videos. They will learn about internet safety and join in discussions. Moreover, watching ExpertLudo TV and playing on the Founder private server is right here at Playdate Me!

Q: What type of messages may be communicated to my child?

A: Playdate Me strongly supports healthy life, good manners and respect. We believe in helping kids grow above the influence of peer pressure, empowering them to make healthy lifestyle choices and showing them by example, how to be socially responsible and become good digital citizens.

Q: Does the site have strict policies against inappropriate language use and cursing?

A: YES. Cursing is not allowed on Playdate-me. In fact, our site software monitors every section of the site for curse words and inappropriate language. Our filtering process is constantly updated as our 24/7 Helpers catch new creative but inappropriate language.

Q: What if my child is bullied on the site?

A: Anti-Bullying messages are displayed throughout the site and are often a topic of discussion on Playdate Me. Members can report bullies in real time or parents can send an email to our Support Team at: support@playdate-me.com.

Q: How do I report a problem on Playdate Me?

A: Your child may immediately send an email to our Support Team at: support@playdate-me.com.

Q: How much does it cost to play?

A: Kids have free access to the basic features that are available on the homepage: people, forums, articles news, events, blogs, chats, groups, photos, videos, sounds, and pokes.

However, special features to create, discover and play in new and exciting ways require a yearly paid membership:

a) Premium membership (CHF 39) that includes (alongside the basic modules):

  • My holidays
  • My favourites
  • My recipes
  • My best drinks
  • My best food
  • Swap shop
  • Fashion
  • Comics
  • Jokes

b) Elite membership (CHF 49) that includes (alongside the basic & premium modules):

  • Activities
  • Games (over 400!)
  • Challenges
  • Books
  • Talents
  • Contests (photos, videos, music, writing)
  • Teams
  • Tutorials
  • Schools

Q: Why charge anything at all?

A: By financing Playdate Me's operations through paid memberships we're able to maintain our commitment to creating a fun and safe online entertainment experience.

Q: Do you offer any tools to help parents manage their child's time online?

A: Playdate Me's registration area allows parents to create their own account and login to view their child's account history, including payments and bans, change their child's password or choose a different chat mode. Our integrated timer also allows parents to set the time of day and duration of their child's visits to Playdate Me.

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