A Parent’s Guide to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite — The New Pokemon Go

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/wizards-unite-child-safety/

Parents probably remember the summer of 2016 for how much time their kids (or themselves) spent hunting fantastic creatures with Pokemon Go. Brace yourself — it’s happening again! But this time, it’s Harry Potter-themed. Released on June 21 by Niantic (the same company that developed Pokemon Go), Harry Potter: Wizards Unite debuted at #1 on the App Store, and hundreds of thousands of fans spent the past weekend on their phones exploring this new world. It is even spawning real world Wizards Unite community days and events. But when you combine kids, technology, and gaming, there come risks. This game has…