Chat rooms can be a great online space to hang out for kids and especially teens who share similar interests, thoughts or experiences.But at the same time, the same place can be a dark and dingy alley infested with online predators.
Although the posts are anonymous, kids start revealing personal information as they get more comfortable with other users.
This app is a rumor machine and a perfect channel for the kinds of bullies who hide behind a screen, hurting other people behind a shield of anonymity. – This app allows users to ask a specific person anonymous questions.
Parents, you need to be aware that truly dangerous apps exist and are readily available to your children.
And, if you are reading this as a young person or young adult who thinks I am being condescending, tough.
In order to write an article such as this that is intended to reach the parents of potential victims, I have to be general in my assumptions and sweeping in my aim.