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Apps for parents to be aware of

 

   

TikTok
This App for teenagers is used to share fun videos but there are concerns that the app is being used to stalk teenage girls

App Icon Calculator%
This app looks like a calculator but functions like a secret photo vault. There are quite a few of these in the App Stores.
App Icon Hot or Not
Strangers rate your profile. The goal is to lead to a hook up.
App Icon Omegle
A free online chat web site that promotes chatting anonymously to strangers.
App Icon Burn Book
Post anonymous rumours about people through audio messages, texts and photos.
App Icon Yubo (formerly Yellow)
The app is designed to allow teens to flirt with each other in a Tinder-like atmosphere.
App Icon Wishbone
An app that allows users to compare kids against each other and rate them on a scale.
App Icon Whisper
An anonymous app where the creators promote sharing secrets and meeting new people.
App Icon Kik
Message app. Kik has built in apps and web content that would be filtered on a home computer.
App Icon Ask.fm
Ask an anonymous question and get an answer. This app has been linked to the most severe forms of cyberbullying.
App Icon Instagram
Many kids are now creating fake accounts to hide content from parents. Kids also like to text using Instagram because messages are deleted once a user leaves the conversation.