Before you Pokémon Go, Stop and Read These Safety Tips

is safe to say that most people, young and old alike, they have heard of the new Pokémon GO application. GO Pokémon has literally taken over the US and will soon be launching worldwide. USA Today reports the application has been downloaded more than 15 million times and is seeing about 21 million daily active users, making it the largest mobile game in US history! The game augmented reality application superimposes the graphic world of Pokémon and encourages players to venture aiming to capture and train Pokémon

Pokémon fans of the late 90s are hooked by nostalgia .; while others love the thrill of catching a Pokémon. Pokémon GO uses your phone’s GPS and camera to track and show where you are in the real world. As you walk around in real life, your character moves and Pokémon are revealed on the screen. Due to the nature of the game, there are some associated hazards and precautions. Concerns about security and illegal entry are emerging as already occurred unpleasant encounters.

Could be a good idea “cap” before Pokémon GO and read these important safety tips for your journey to become a Pokémon Master.

Pokémon Go Safety

Pokémon Go-Stop and read these 7 Suggestions:

· Stay alert at all times. There have been reports of minor injuries because players were not paying attention. Parents-have a talk with their children about the importance of being alert and aware of your environment is. Having your head buried in your phone, without looking up from time to time, it can lead to serious injury.

· Play with a group. Pokemon not go alone. Every time out, take along a friend, especially in unfamiliar areas or at night. It’s just a lot safer to go with a group.

· Be careful at night. If you have the need to catch Pokémon ghost, make sure not going anywhere not normally feel safe. Keep your screen brightness so that it stays on. Wear reflective clothing or a light so that drivers can easily see. As mentioned above, do not do it alone, bring a friend or, better yet, a group of friends.

· Do not play while driving. This may seem obvious, but the game has caused at least one unnecessary accident. You should never be on the phone while driving ever. Your life or the life of another is better than a Pokémon. Enough said.

· Be aware of the battery. The game has a knack for getting players to wander for hours. This increases the chances of getting lost and from GPS overlay game has a lot of battery power, you could find yourself in a situation with a dead phone in an unfamiliar part of town.

· Perform anyone can play. Interact with other players in your area is part of the game. Users can create a module lure to attract Pokémon, but this means that players can be attracted, too, and this makes a real risk predators. Parents-Always supervise your children.

· No transgression. If there is a sign saying “No Trespassing” or if your application is taking place that should not be happening, respect the law, the rules surrounding the area where it is located, and the property of others.

Pokémon GO is a new exciting game unlike any other. But players (and their parents) should realize the risks and take the above precautions.

By Justin Lavelle for Healthy Moms Magazine

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