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App review: sober-house

Most of the time in GrogWatch we promote apps or websites that our ADIN reviews have found to be very informative or worthy as a resource.

Today’s app review is an absolute doozy and highlights the importance of not trusting everything you read or download.

This sneaky free app positions itself in the ‘Health and Fitness’ category as a drink tracker and a way to watch your drinking habits. However drink tracking takes on a completely different meaning, and the app heavily promotes itself to young men to encourage competitive and binge drinking: “prove to your friends you drink more”. A ‘drunk sharing’ option, to proudly proclaim one’s drinking ‘successes’, is just one of the reasons our reviewer gave it just 1 star out of 5.

Read the full review.