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These are the symbols of the apps that your children may have on their phone.

th Instagram Online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms
th (4) Yik Yak Anonymous social media app. It allows people anonymously to create and view “Yaks” within a 10 mile radius. It is intended for sharing primarily with those in close proximity to the user, potentially making it more intimate and relevant for people reading the posts. All users have the ability to contribute to the stream by writing, responding, and liking or disliking yaks.
th (3) Twitter An online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets”. Registered users can read and post tweets, but unregistered users can only read them.
th (11) YouTube A video-sharing website that allows users to upload, view, and share videos, and it makes use of Adobe Flash Video and HTML5 technology to display a wide variety of user-generated and corporate media video. Available content includes video clips, TV clips, music videos, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.
th (10) Kik An instant messaging application for mobile devices. Kik also allows users to share photos, sketches, mobile webpages, and other content. Kik Messenger requires users to register a username.
th (9) Vine A short-form video sharing service. The service lets users record and edit five to six-second-long looping video clips and revine, or share others’ posts with followers. Some Vines are revined automatically based on what is popular. The videos can then be published through Vine’s social network and shared on other services such as Facebook and Twitter. Vine’s app can also be used to browse through videos posted by other users, along with groups of videos by theme, and trending, or popular, videos.
th (8) Snapchat A photo messaging application where users can take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. These sent photographs and videos are known as “Snaps”. Users set a time limit for how long recipients can view their Snaps (as of April 2014, the range is from 1 to 10 seconds),after which they will be hidden from the recipient’s device and deleted from Snapchat’s servers.
th (6) Facebook Free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and videos, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues.
th (5) Whisper Free app which allows users to send messages anonymously, and to receive replies.Users post messages which are displayed as text superimposed over an image, similar to greeting cards.
th (7) Tumblr a microblogging platform and social networking website that allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Users can follow other users’ blogs, as well as make their blogs private.
th (12) WhatsApp An instant messaging app for smartphones that operates under a subscription business model. The proprietary, cross-platform app uses the Internet to send text messages, images, video, user location and audio media messages
th (13) Hot or Not The purpose of the app ‘Hot or Not’ is to rate pictures of other people. When you rate somebody as hot, and they rate you as hot, then you become connections. When you’re connected, you get to chat with each other.Users also receive a hotness rating out of 10 based on the number of people who rate you as hot, vs. those who don’t.
swipe Swipe Allow users to send messages that disappear on both the sender and recipient’s phones after a certain period of time
swipe Ask.fm A global social networking site where users create profiles and can send each other questions, with the option of doing so anonymously.
th11 Cyber Dust Allow users to send messages that disappear on both the sender and recipient’s phones after a certain period of time
Parents Know More VaporChat Allow users to send messages that disappear on both the sender and recipient’s phones after a certain period of time
icon175x175 (1) Burnbook Inspired by the 2004 movie “Mean Girls,” was created as a social media app where high school and college students could leave anonymous posts, without having to create accounts or user names.
th (15) Secret Allows people to share messages anonymously within their circle of friends, friends of friends, and publicly.
th (16) Facefeed An app that allows you to share photos and short messages with people
th (16) Meet Me free app to meet new people and chat!
th (16) Tango Makes free voice and video calls. You can send free text messages and share photos, videos, and status updates.Swipe profile cards or join a trending conversation to make new friends.
th (16) Tagged Mature (17 and up), Meet new friends, flirt and play dating games.
th (24) Fess Fess lets you post anonymously to your high school. Only students can make anonymous posts.
th (17) Down This app, which used to be called “Bang with Friends,” connects using Facebook. Down users pick Facebook friends to whom they think are “hot” and if the friend is attracted to them the app lets them know they are both “down to bang.”
omegle Omegle Encourages people (kids) to talk to strangers. Kids are able to connect Omegle to their Facebook account to find chat partners with similar interests. When an individual selects this feature, an Omegle Facebook App will receive their Facebook “likes” and match them with a stranger with similar likes.
th (18) Periscope Allows kids to live stream right from their phone. When you hit the record button, anyone that uses this app can watch the person live.
th (19) MeerKat and YouNow (18+) Allows individuals to live stream right from phones and record themselves.
StreetChat (Formerly called Gaggle) a free, live, anonymous, photo-messaging board for schools and colleges. Individuals can post whatever they want and anyone within a two mile radius can see it. Known for gossip and bullying behaviors.
th (22) Voxer A walkie talkie app that allows users to share short messages that make the experience similar to chatting back and forth on a walkie-talkie. Images and texts can also be shared. Users can chat one on one or in groups. The app shares the users current location by default which can put kids at risk.
th (23) uMentioned Where students can post gossip about their school (spread rumors too). Mature material, profanity and drug use references are mentioned.
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