Which Social Media Apps Shouldn’t be Installed on Your Teens’ iPhones? Let’s learn more about & save your child from Cyber bullying and more.
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Whenever we talk about social media, it has no limits and boundaries as it’s entirely filled with millions of such websites and apps that attract every tech-savvy individual. If you are a parent, you would have met with the situations when the teens demand to have a new iPhone. You should buy your teens phones but never forget few things for their security and protection. Do monitor iPhones of your teens as here we are going to list few apps that your might be using and these are recommended to be kept away from adolescents.
Check out the Below Social Media Apps
Tumblr is a very popular social media dating and hook-up app that not only the adults use, but teens have been seen using it actively. The app works on location, and when you create an account, it makes your location, personal information and other details public to all the Tumblr users. On dating app, cyber bullies are very active nowadays and try different tactics to manipulate and trap teens for their personal purposes. The social media crime reports rank Tumblr on top in the category of apps with most crimes and unsafe social media apps.
You should be conversant with this social media app. This resembles Tumblr and provides an open platform to the users for patching up with their peers and find partners to date with. If your teen is using this social media app, do remove it and keep your child away from this highly dangerous app. Teens start getting negative impacts when they become active on such platforms. We, as parents, should have knowledge about the internet and social media activities of our offspring otherwise it will become too late to get our kids back to normal lives.
The app is though a new addition in social media but has gained immense popularity and acceptance among the masses for its high level of fun and entertainment. The app provides users with opportunities to communicate and interact with anonymous users through fake profiles. As every sort of people is active with fake IDs and among these can be a miscreant or bully who may attack your teen, get details of his family from the ID and trap him/her as find a chance. The anonymity makes this website highly pernicious, and the teen experts always recommend the parent to take care if this app is installed on their iPhones.
This social media app is connected with Facebook, and the users can create accounts using their Facebook details. Once they opt to use Facebook features, all of their personal data and private information go over that, and anyone can check all this. One of the most interesting facts about this app is that it only allows the teens and students of a particular school to join groups and check out what’s going on over there. In this way, they become prone to senior bullies and can be attacked anytime when they are in schools.
The app was introduced in 2008 and 2009 was the year when video chat option was added as well. The app is not much different from all above mentioned social media platforms. The slogan of the app is “talk to strangers”. At one side, we recommend our teens not to talk to strangers on social media and the other hand we prove as facilitators by providing those iPhones to install this app and participate. All the parents should keep eyes on iPhones of their teens to check whether this app is installed and if it’s, it should be removed immediately.
Today’s social media life is clouded with apps and websites. There was a time when teens used to spend their leisure time with friends, peers, and families but now these apps have made them addicted, and teens have become socially paralyzed. All the five apps we have mentioned are described as very dangerous and shouldn’t be installed on iPhones of the teens. In case a teen manipulates the parents, the guardians of the families should use parental monitoring apps to keep better eyes on activities of their teens. The monitoring apps prove very handy in mitigating such issues.