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Walkie-Talkie Apps SmartSocial.com

Walkie-talkie apps, like the Walkie Talkie App, Voxer, Zello, and Two Way are communication apps that let users turn their phone or tablet into a two-way radio. Users can share a channel or frequency number and invite friends to join them or they can scroll through channels to find someone to talk with. This app guide explains the popular apps

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Popular Teen Apps For Parents & Teachers

(1 days ago) Apple App Store Rating: 12+. Google Play Rating: T (Teen) Smart Social Instagram App Review. Instagram is a photo and video sharing app and is one of the most popular apps for teens. More than 1 billion users worldwide are logging on to share photos, videos, and stories.

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private photo calculator apps SmartSocial.com

(8 days ago) How to check if private photo calculator apps are on your student's device: Check your student’s Apple App Store for the history of apps that have been downloaded on the account. In the Apple App Store: type in “secret” or “calculator” or “vault”. If it says “open” next to the app, your student has this app installed now.

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How to Find Hidden Apps on a Teen's Phone SmartSocial.com

(5 days ago) Kids hide apps on their phones in a couple of ways. This can either be technical in nature, with kids actually burying the app they are trying to hide within another app, such as Privault-Hide or Nova Launcher. Locking apps of this nature tend to look like the standard calculator app on your phone, but really hide photos, apps, and other data.

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Find Hidden Apps on Teen Phones

(1 days ago) Kids hide apps on their phones in a couple of ways. This can either be technical in nature, with kids actually burying the app they are trying to hide within another app, such as Privault-Hide or Nova Launcher. Locking apps of this nature tend to look like the standard calculator app on your phone, but really hide photos, apps, and other data.

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Groupme App Parent Guide SmartSocial.com

(Just Now) GroupMe is a messaging app owned by Microsoft. Users can send group or private messages from their computer or phone using WiFi. This app is extremely popular among students. Users can chat with friends (or strangers) for free, share emojis and GIFs, and set up calendar events. Smart Social wants to caution parents that students can send and

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2021 Parental Control Software & Cell Phone Monitoring

(Just Now) Pros: Training videos on Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok, Fortnite, and dozens of other apps. Learn how to use popular teen apps, even if you aren’t tech savvy. Learn about threats and digital safety issues before your students hear about them (so you can protect them). Student videos help encourage a dialog about digital safety with your kids.

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What Is the Look App

(9 days ago) Apps that make it easy to hide negative behavior from parents can encourage bullying; There are no filters on the app, so students can come across inappropriate content ; What users say about the Look app. App spams everyone in your phone book if you give it permissions. No easy way to opt out of sending everyone an invite. –Scott L.

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What Is the Text Me App (and Is It Safe For

(2 days ago) Apps that use location sharing make it easy for predators to target children. It’s easy for predators to pretend to be kids to learn where children live, where they go to school, and the locations they visit frequently; The app offers in app purchases, so if you haven’t set spending guidelines for your family then costs can add up over time.

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Is the Profoundly App Safe for Kids

(3 days ago) The Profoundly app is an anonymous feedback and messaging app that works with Facebook so that users can post questions to their Stories and receive anonymous feedback. It is being compared to Ask.fm, Whisper, and Sarahah – apps which have been criticized for promoting bullying.

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Signal App: Is it Safe for Kids

(9 days ago) Signal is a free private messaging app that promises privacy for users through end-to-end encryption. Users can text and make phone calls and video calls using the Signal app. This guide will tell you if the Signal app, which is widely used among security experts, is safe for your kids.

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Netflix App: Safety Guide for Parents

(6 days ago) Become a free Smart Social member and get weekly newsletter updates on trending apps and social media news for students; Become a VIP (Very Informed Parent) Member at SmartSocial.com for access to 30+ workshops to help your students stay safe on social media so they can Shine Online™ Talk with students about Netflix content

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2021 Parent Guide About Telegram Messenger SmartSocial.com

(1 days ago) The Telegram apps were taken down off the App Store because the App Store team was alerted to illegal content, specifically child pornography, in the apps,” Schiller wrote to the user. “After verifying the existence of the illegal content, the team took the apps down from the store, alerted the developer, and notified the proper authorities

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WhatsApp: Free Messaging App (Student & Parent Guide

(3 days ago) WhatsApp is now one of the most used messaging apps in the world, second only to its parent company, Facebook.WhatsApp is easy to use and offers several free ways for people around the world to connect, without using a data plan.. This guide to WhatsApp will help parents and educators understand the popular app and help students who use it to stay safe.

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Spotafriend App Guide for Parents & Teachers

(6 days ago) Spotafriend is an app strictly for teens designed to help them find friends. Even though Spotafriend functions like dating apps Tinder and Bumble, it claims it is not a dating app. When signing up for an account, users can either sign up with their Facebook account or email address. After filling out information like gender, birthday, and

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The Dangers of the TextNow App & How to Keep Kids Safe

(Just Now) Apps [like TextNow] allow users to set up profiles, share pictures and chat with each other. That is how experts say criminals can get access to your child, and oftentimes without anyone ever knowing who they really are. –ABC 27. Police are warning of a new scam making use of the TextNow app after an incident that targeted a 16-year-old girl.

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Walkie-talkie apps: Who is your student talking to

(3 days ago) Walkie-talkie apps, like the Walkie Talkie App, Voxer, Zello, and Two Way are communication apps that let users turn their phone or tablet into a two-way radio. Users can share a channel or frequency number and invite friends to join them or they can scroll through channels to find someone to talk with. This app guide explains the popular apps

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What is the Omegle chat app

(1 days ago) There are several apps, include Omega in Google Play and OKAY in the iOS App Store, that have similar logos and offer the same random chat features Omegle in the news People are apparently so sick of Zooming with people they know that they are willing to risk an unsolicited genital flashing in exchange for an unfamiliar face…

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What is the Bumble App

(9 days ago) What is the Bumble app? Bumble is a mobile dating app where women must be the first to make contact. Women have 24 hours to make contact and men have 24 hours to respond. If both users are the same gender, either user has 24 hours to make contact and the other user has to respond within 24 hours or the connection expires.

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Signal App: Is it Safe for Kids

(5 days ago) The Signal app is a free private messaging app that promises privacy for users through end-to-end encryption. The app is widely used by people – from politicians to famous athletes to journalists – who don’t want to risk having others see or hear their personal information, private messages, and photos.

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What Is the Groupme App and Is It Safe

(9 days ago) Even though some apps allow students to send unlimited messages, take time to discuss and set limits on how much your teen can use texting/messaging apps to connect with their friends Remind your teen of the importance of keeping their messages Light, Bright and Polite , because any message they send online, on social media, or through text

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Lipsi App is Dangerous For Students

(7 days ago) Lipsi is an anonymous feedback app where students can accept anonymous feedback from others. Anonymous apps like the Lipsi app are not safe for students and don’t help them build a positive digital footprint. We’ve seen similar apps removed from the Apple App Store due to …

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HOLLA App vs. HOLA App: Why Both are Dangerous for

(9 days ago) 1. WhatsApp. 1. Facebook. 0. The HOLLA app and HOLA app have similar names and the same dangerous concept when it comes to young users. Both apps allow people to video chat with random strangers around the world. While many conversations might stay innocent, users report widespread profanity, lewd behavior, and nudity on both apps.

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TexNow App: Dangers & How To Keep Kids Safe

(3 days ago) Apps [like TextNow] allow users to set up profiles, share pictures and chat with each other. That is how experts say criminals can get access to your child, and oftentimes without anyone ever knowing who they really are. –ABC 27. Police are warning of a new scam making use of the TextNow app after an incident that targeted a 16-year-old girl.

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Beware: Fachat App Is like the New Chatroulette

(5 days ago) Fachat connects strangers around the world via video chat. Users can remain anonymous. The registration only requires a user’s gender and date of birth (verification is not required) The app asks users for permission to access their camera and microphone. Users can add a picture, bio, and photo to their profile.

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What parents need to know about private photo calculator apps

(3 days ago) How to check if private photo calculator apps are on your student’s device: Check your student’s Apple App Store for the history of apps that have been downloaded on the account. In the Apple App Store: type in “secret” or “calculator” or “vault”. If it says “open” next to the app, your student has this app installed now.

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What is the Burn Book App

(1 days ago) Burn book is the newest of the anonymous teen apps that cases problems on school campuses. Burn book is the newest of the anonymous teen apps that cases problems on school campuses. Just in the last couple months, the BurnBook App has gained hundreds of thousands of users, and is very much hated by parents and teachers.

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WeChat App: What Parents Need to Know

(9 days ago) WeChat is a free texting, video, and calling app. Although some parents might not have heard of WeChat, it is one of the top 50 most popular social media apps in the iTunes store with over 980 million monthly active users. Users can make voice calls, send text messages, have video conferences, and share photos, videos or their current location

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What Is the Boo App (Formerly Boomoji)

(Just Now) The Boo app (formerly Boomoji) is a social network where users create an avatar that they use to chat with others. At the time of this app guide, the Boo app is in the top 15 most popular social media apps on the Apple App Store, so it is very popular with students.

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What Is the Tango App and Is It Safe

(7 days ago) The Tango app is a social network and messaging app for phones or tablets that uses geo-location. Learn why the Tango app is so dangerous, how predators use the app, and what you can do to keep your child safe if they have the app.

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Is the tbh App Safe for Students

(5 days ago) TBH stands for “to be honest”, and the tbh app is a social networking platform where users anonymously answer questions/polls about their classmates. Learn why this app is in our red zone, what other parents are saying about the tbh app, and what to do if your child has it.

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The Dangers of the Kik app, Whisper app, & Musical.ly app

(8 days ago) Recently, the CBS-affiliated television station WTSP used our SmartSocial.com app guide to help parents recognize why apps in our Red Zone are dangerous for students. WTSP highlighted the importance of parents understanding the apps their students are using. Learn the Dangers of the Kik app, Whisper, & Musical.ly.

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Digital Citizenship Dangers To Know in 2020

(1 days ago) “This webinar is a very helpful eye opener on the apps that are popular with my students.” –Irene C “Good info for any parent or educator who wants to learn about the 30 bad apps for teens. Keep up the good work!” –Kristen J “This is great info, thanks for giving me some ideas on how to start a dialog with my teen!” –Sharon M

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How to Find Hidden Apps on a Phone SmartSocial.com

(1 days ago) How to find all hidden apps on an Android phone. On your child’s phone, open the Google Play Store. Ensure you are on the homepage. Select the 3 line icon next to the search bar. Click on My Apps & Games. Select the All tab. This is where you can access and review every app your student has ever downloaded.

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The Social Life of the Teen Apps SmartSocial.com

(9 days ago) The Social Life of the Teen Apps. Parents and Teachers: This app is listed in the SmartSocial.com Green Zone. We believe this app is a STARTING POINT for your student, but that you must monitor your student on every app they are on. Join our weekly newsletter to learn about the 100+ App Reviews at SmartSocial.com.

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(6 days ago) These apps usually have inappropriate—almost always—content and it is often unmonitored. These are the apps that we do not recommend for teens and tweens. These apps usually have inappropriate—almost always—content and it is often unmonitored. Also, they lend themselves to cyberbullying and predators.

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Can Monitoring Apps Help Manage Screen Time

(6 days ago) However, some monitoring apps can help parents start a dialog with their kids. unGlue is a great tool that helps your family with screen time. We sat down with Alon Shwartz, co-founder and CEO of unGlue as well as a father of three, to talk about screen time and online safety since screen time is such a hot issue right now. YouTube. Smart Social.

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What is the Look App

(7 days ago) Apps that make it easy to hide negative behavior from parents can encourage bullying; There are no filters on the app, so students can come across inappropriate content ; What users say about the Look app App spams everyone in your phone book if you give it permissions. No easy way to opt out of sending everyone an invite. –Scott L.

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Mojiit App Guide for Parents SmartSocial.com

(9 days ago) The Mojiit app is a social network where users create and share animated avatars using augmented reality. Some teens who don’t like the Snapchat update are using the Mojiit app instead but since the app uses geolocation we put this app in our Red Zone.

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What are the Wishbone & Slingshot apps

(2 days ago) The Wishbone and Slingshot apps allow users to compare anything and vote for their favorite choice. Learn what the news has to say about these apps, why you should care and what you can do if your teen or student has these apps.

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WeChat App: What Parents Need to Know SmartSocial.com

(9 days ago) WeChat is a free texting, video, and calling app. Although some parents might not have heard of WeChat, it is one of the top 50 most popular social media apps in the iTunes store with over 980 million monthly active users. Users can make voice calls, send text messages, have video conferences, and share photos, videos or their current location

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What is the Bumble App

(9 days ago) Similar to Tinder, Bumble is a mobile dating app. However, on the Bumble app women must be the first to make contact. Learn why this app is in our Red Zone, how predators use this app to target victims, and what to do if your teen has the Bumble app.

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What is the Text Me App and is it Safe For Students

(Just Now) Apps that use location sharing make it easy for predators to target children. It’s easy for predators to pretend to be kids to learn where children live, where they go to school, and the locations they visit frequently; The app offers in app purchases, so if you haven’t set spending guidelines for your family then costs can add up over time.

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The Tellonym App Encourages Students to be Anonymous

(1 days ago) The Tellonym app allows students (and strangers) to ask and answer questions anonymously. The app can be linked to a user’s Instagram or Snapchat, meaning messages can include inappropriate images. When teens connect anonymous apps to their Instagram or Snapchat they open themselves up to being targeted by strangers.

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WhatsApp vs Kik Messenger

(9 days ago) WhatsApp is a mobile messenger that is similar to short message services (SMS). Kik also offers standard messaging options such as sending text, pictures, and video and allows for group chats. Read this post to learn more about these apps and why they are in the SmartSocial.com

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AntiLand App Is Dangerous For Students (Formerly AntiChat

(1 days ago) Anonymous apps like the AntiLand app can be very dangerous for students to use because they encourage users to chat with strangers. Every chat our team participated in became explicit within the first few messages. Teens as young as 17 can join the app. The app is marketed by some as a hook-up app. Content in chat rooms can be very mature and

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The Sarahah App is Dangerous for Students SmartSocial.com

(Just Now) Sarahah is a popular new app and website that allows users to send and receive anonymous messages. Learn how Sarahah works, why the app is a breeding ground for bullying, why the app is so dangerous for students, and what you can do if your child has a Sarahah account.

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YouTube Parent Guide SmartSocial.com

(6 days ago) YouTube users add new videos each day, at an astonishing rate, making it challenging to keep unsuitable content away from kids. It’s a fantastic source for education and entertainment, but the Smart Social team wants parents to know the potential for danger is also limitless. We will cover ways to help make it safer for your family.

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