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  1. 1. Worried about what apps your tween or teen is using on their mobile device? Here’s 10 apps to look out for. New Year, New App TeenSafe2017Blacklist The
  2. 2. The Top Apps KIK MESSENGER ! 1 2 3 ! ! These apps are extremely popular among teens, but that also makes them dangerous. Young children and preteens should NOT use this app! Older teens may use it if they can be monitored and have earned your trust. Kik is a wifi-based messaging app that’s widely popular among teens. Snapchat allows users to send photos and videos which “disappear” once viewed. SNAPCHAT Why Is It Blacklisted? Snapchat is one of the most popular apps for sexting. Sexts can be saved even though they’re supposed to disappear. of Snapchat users admit to saving and sharing a snap to embarrass the sender. 10% Tweens and teens also Kik to send sexts. Predators can contact your child via Kik and send unsolicited sexts. The minimum age is 13, but there is no verification. Message Me! 4 <13 ? Why Is It Blacklisted? WISHBONE Wishbone is a social network where users vote in daily surveys on which two items Wishbone exploded in popularity with teens in 2016. This app is rated for 12+ for crude language that appears on some posts. There are only public profiles, no private accounts, and teens can’t control who follows them. Why Use With Caution?
  3. 3. Why Is It Blacklisted? Why Is It Blacklisted? Why Is It Blacklisted? Dating apps 4 5 6 Down sorts a user’s Facebook friends based on whether they are “down” to hookup. Tinder combines online dating, GPS, and instant messaging. Omegle is a video-chatting app that connects users with strangers. These apps are used to meet strangers and hookup. ! No teens should need these apps! TINDER DOWN OMEGLE No age verification means your child could be “matched” with adults. It’s a Match! GET DOWN It’s classification system can lead to self-esteem issues. It perpetuates “hookup” culture among young teens. Fake webcam software can deceive teens who think they’re talking with other teens. Predators use this app to find victims. Children can be exposed to unsolicited nudity. Message Me!
  4. 4. Why Is It Blacklisted? Why Is It Blacklisted? Why Is It Blacklisted? These apps allow users to post anonymously. They’re the perfect platform for cyberbullying. @#*!?!? Anonymous Apps 7 8 9 Ask.fm is a “question and answer” style social network. YikYak allows people in a certain area to share and “upvote” short messages. After School is similar to Whisper, but targets high-school students to post anonymous secrets about their school. AFTER SCHOOLYIKYAK ASK.FM It allows teens to cyberbullying anyone near them anonymously. It’s been banned on many school campuses in the U.S. Cyberbullies can ask and answer mean questions to target their victims. Ask.fm has been linked to 9 cases of suicide in the U.S. and U.K. Cyberbullies can share “secrets” and spread rumors about others. Many teens are using it to post vulgarity about classmates and even violent threats. -10 2 @#*!?! ? ? ? ? ? ?
  5. 5. Other “At Risk”Apps These apps are widely used for innocent and practical reasons, but can be used to find inappropriate content. Keep away from young children! ! TUMBLR ! FACEBOOK MESSENGER ! WHATSAPP
  6. 6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPi1nnCSdXs http://www.teensafe.com/blog/cracking-teen-sexting-code/ http://www.foreverymom.com/parents-kids-10-dangerous-apps-time-hit-delete/ http://www.teensafe.com/blog/everything-a-parent-needs-to-know-about-snapchat/ http://www.businessinsider.com/teens-favorite-apps-in-2016-2016-1/#wishbone-15 SOURCES To keep your child safe, you need to know what apps they are using and teach them how to manage their digital life! Learn more at TeenSafe.com!