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The Danger of Strangers Online

Social Networking and Live streaming

New app popular with teens....Yolo

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Parents need to know that YOLO – Anonymous Questions is a free social networking app that works in conjunction with popular app Snapchat.

Snapchat

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Snapchat is an app that lets you send a photo, short video or message to your contacts. The ‘snap’ appears on screen for up to 10 seconds before disappearing, or there is an option to have no time limit. Find out more here.

Instagram

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Instagram is a picture and video sharing app. Users can post content and use hashtags to share experiences, thoughts or memories with an online community. You can follow your friends, family, celebrities and even companies on Instagram. Instagram allows live streaming.

YouTube

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Netaware have spoken to parents to find out what they think about YouTube. They've also asked children and young people what they think. Here's what they said......

YouTube Kids

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YouTube Kids was built from the ground up to be a fun, family-friendly place for children and families. The YouTube Kids app includes both popular children's videos and diverse new content, delivered in a way that is easy to use, for children of any age.

TikTok

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This social network app is from the creators of Musical.ly. As Musical.ly officially went offline earlier this year, TikTok (known as Douyin in China) has taken its place offering the user the ability to watch musical clips, create short clips up to 60 seconds and add special effects to them.

Live.me

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Live.me is a social platform that allows users to connect with others and earn virtual goods which can be exchanged for prizes, rewards and cash.

WhatsApp

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WhatsApp allows your child to send instant messages only to contacts that they have added to their WhatsApp account.

Kik

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Parents need to know that Kik is an app-based alternative to standard texting as well as a social networking app for smartphones.