SnapChat is a relatively new photo-sharing app that’s growing in popularity among teens. It’s currently the #2 app among free photography apps. With SnapChat, users can upload photos that self-destruct after being viewed.
In an article on Techcrunch, CEO Evan Spiegel said, “It seems odd that at the beginning of the Internet everyone decided everything should stick around forever. I think our application makes communication a lot more human and natural.”
While the intention of the app is to provide more privacy it’s also been targeted as an app that makes sexting easier for teens. Any social media platform can be used by teens and adults irresponsibly. It’s important that as parents we make informed decisions about what apps and websites we allow our children to use.
Personally, I wouldn’t allow my teenager to use SnapChat it seems too easy to hide your activity. Take a look at the inforgraphic below and do your own research and make an informed decision for yourself. Continue Reading…