There is a new feature in the popular app Snapchat. The feature gives away the users location. This is not ideal, not safe and concerning.

This article will help parents help their kids to turn off this feature.

A good quote from the article is: ‘Parents of teens know scaremongering doesn’t usually work, but honest and ongoing communication about how to use media responsibly can go a long way. We can talk about the riskiest elements of apps — location tracking/sharing, anonymity, chatting with strangers, etc. — and why they can lead to trouble. And when our kids make mistakes, we can use it as an opportunity to steer them in a better, and safer, direction.’

This is another article for parents called ‘A Guide to Snapchat…

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