New BBC ‘Own It’ app has emoji and gif keyboard!

The new BBC Own It app has a keyboard which gives you support and advice as you type.

The special keyboard can recognise how you’re feeling and give a supportive response to help with fears and emotions, especially about Covid 19 and lockdown. It can also help you with your own cyber safety and wellbeing, which is even more important if you’re spending more time online with friends because you can’t see them face to face.

You type your messages the same as on a normal keyboard but this one offers advice as you type. It even has a diary feature to help you express yourself with gifs and emojis and you can track your emotions. Don’t worry everything is completely private. There’s loads of fun stuff, quizzes and videos which will also help you make the best decisions in your online life.

The app is free to download from the Apple and the GooglePlay app.

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