How to Talk to Your Tweens About Their Online Footprint

by Screen Time Team on 13/01/2021

While “the internet is forever” might be a mild exaggeration, it’s not inaccurate to say that the internet can cling to your personal information and things you say for a shockingly long time. And tweens might not realize just how large and enduring their internet footprint is. Here’s what parents should know.

Is The Internet Really Forever?

The short answer is, “Yes, if somebody really wants it to be.” Consider that your behavior online can be documented by others in a host of ways:

  • Screenshot
  • Backing up a link
  • Saving the page to a hard drive
  • Keeping a rude or distasteful email
  • Printing out the comment
  • Photographing the monitor
  • Recorded by your own device in some way
  • Backed up by automatic systems

Even “private mode” won’t protect kids. Snapchat, for example, claimed that its photos and notes vanished forever, only for that to be quickly proven to be false. Similar claims by other sites that screenshots weren’t possible have been repeatedly disproven or worked around.

It’s true that most of the time, our behavior doesn’t stick around simply because not many people are dedicated to digging out everything we’ve said and done. Some, however, have dangerous motives such as online grooming or fraud. Even if they don’t, parents of their friends or teachers may not see what they view as funny or innocent in the same light.

Nonetheless, even a cursory browse of social media, with screenshots going viral, video of people acting out in public, and more, should be enough to convince kids that yes, they have a footprint, and anybody can see it.

Young teen looking at her phone.

Cleaning Up Their Footprints

There are a few steps that can be taken to keep your child’s online footprint clean. Repairing it after the fact is a complex and sometimes-difficult process, so it’s better to keep it tidy now.

  • Use parental control software to reinforce family rules, such as blocking certain apps and limiting time spent on others.
  • The internet joke “don’t tweet” is more than comedy; it’s good advice. Tweens should consider the quality of what they’re saying and whether it adds to the conversation or derails it.
  • Encourage kids to stop and think about their audience: Who’s reading? Will they understand the context of that joke or remark? This should apply even to private conversations, which don’t always stay private.
  • The same is true of photos, even innocent ones. Sit down with a few photos they’ve taken and walk them through what people might be able to learn from them, such as the location, the name of their school from sports uniforms, who else is with them in the photo, the time of year, and other data.
  • Don’t forget that computer files have their own data. For example, many photo apps have “metadata,” information such as the date and time a photo was taken, the settings of the camera, and in some cases GPS coordinates or approximate location.

Talking with your teen about their online footprint is a good way to get them used to the necessity of thinking about others and their own safety. Remind them never to post anything they wouldn’t be comfortable having anyone else access, now or in the future. 

Parental control software can help keep levels of internet engagement healthy. To learn more about Screen Time, try it for free!

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Who’s Looking? What Parents Need to Know About the Look App

by Screen Time Team on 06/01/2021

Some apps fix their problems. Others rebrand and hope everyone forgets them. So it is with Look, which was once Sochat and is now Sochat again. And both should be in your parental control software’s blacklist.

What Was Look?

As far as we can tell, the Look app is no longer available, although it may still be uploaded on improperly wiped secondhand devices. When it was active, Look was designed to be a multimedia messaging service combining text, video, pictures, and drawings. It was supposed to stand out due to its ability to draw on and notate video. Most troubling to parents, it encouraged users to chat with strangers nearby.

It was also accused of spammy methods to bolster its userbase, such as sending an “invitation” automatically to all your contacts when you downloaded the app. But the story gets much worse.

Tracking Down A Sketchy App

When we first heard of the Look app, we began researching it and quickly discovered that the app itself appears to have vanished. It turns out, though, the story’s more complicated than that. Follow this thread if you can.

  • Look originally launched as SoChat in 2014. It was a knock-off of the more popular WeChat, but where that app was international, SoChat was aimed at Americans.
  • When that didn’t work, SoChat was rebranded as Look. This was true as of 2017.
  • At some point, it appears SoChat, or at least the app, was sold to a company called Mini Joy HK Limited, which shares a name with an Indian company of the same name. It’s not clear if there’s a connection between the two. It’s also not clear if SoChat is still an independent company; when we tried to visit the page, we got a security warning.
  • The entire Look app page was scrapped, and SoChat returned, complete with the old logo. This move conveniently got rid of its bad reviews, user complaints, and other issues.

Why does this matter? This means that the data from anyone who used the app has changed hands, multiple times, between entities of uncertain provenance. And if Look or SoChat are still on a device, they may still have those permissions.

Young teen looking at a phone.

What Can We Learn From Look?

Parents should talk with kids about how predators and fraudsters can use their information for nefarious ends. Even something as simple as a profile picture might come back to haunt them.

In the meantime, take the following steps with apps kids may want to use that you don’t trust.

  • Check their permissions in the app store. Veto any apps that might collect information you don’t want out there on your kids, and make sure they understand the basics of internet safety.
  • Configure your operating system and parental control software to block downloads and to limit what these apps can access, what times they can function, and so on.
  • Fully wipe any devices, whether you plan to resell them, hand them down to younger siblings, or recycle them, and do the same with any upcycled devices you might get for kids. This not only clears any personal data, it keeps apps like Look out of your family’s orbit.

Managing both old apps and new apps can be a point of frustration for parents. Parental control software can help. To learn more, sign up!

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VSCO: Is This Photography App Safe for Kids?

by Screen Time Team on 30/12/2020

One of the unexpected consequences of the smartphone revolution is that we now have a global network of still and video cameras interconnected with each other where images can be commented on in real time. VSCO is a good example of that change, and it’s one parents should think carefully about.

VSCO: The Basics

  • VSCO stands for “Visual Supply Company” and was founded in 2011.
  • The app is primarily designed to recreate the look of film camera with specific presets for different models and manufacturers.
  • It’s not a “social network” per se, but it does have social features.
  • It has a subscription-based model where basic editing tools are available for free on the app while the rest of the app, including its video features, is only available with an annual fee of $19.99.

Should Parents Be Concerned About VSCO?

While you may have heard the term “VSCO girl,” usually a scornful term for a hipster with more fashion sense than common sense, VSCO has the same concerns as other photography-based apps such as Instagram:

  • Photographs may be unintentionally revealing; they may tell viewers where a person lives, what school they go to, the layout of their home, or other information you may not want to share on the app.
  • Anywhere there’s the potential for people to interact, there’s the potential for abuse, whether it’s cyberbullying, online grooming, or just generally unpleasant behavior from adults.
  • Teenagers may also find their work getting stolen by other users, which can be difficult to fight.

If your teen is intensely curious about photography and wants to experiment with different styles of camera, then VSCO may be worth considering, but parents should put rules into place and enforce them with parental control software.

Teen taking a photo.

How To Use VSCO Safely

Parents should set rules around VSCO and other apps to ensure safety and abiding by the rules.

  • VSCO’s terms of service do not allow users under 13, so the app should be blocked for anybody under that age by parental control software.
  • Disable in-app purchases without a passcode at the operating system level.
  • Discuss with your teen how they’re planning to use the app and why they want to use it. There’s no particular reason to use VSCO in the place of other camera software, including post-production software available on laptops without social features.
  • Create their profile together and check it for any identifiers you may not want out there. Pay close attention to the profile picture.
  • Regularly sit down to talk about the photos they’re taking and why. In addition to encouraging them to be artistic, it will also have them thinking about what they see.
  • Make sure they understand that any inappropriate messages or overly friendly contact from strangers should be discussed with you.

Teens should be encouraged to be thoughtful and creative. Yet they also need guidance to use social apps safely as they transition into adulthood. Parental control software can help ease that transition while making you feel more secure about their health and safety. To learn more about Screen Time, try it for free!

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Should Your Kids be Using the Whisper App?

by Screen Time Team on 23/12/2020

Anonymity has two sides on the internet. On the positive side, it lets people ask questions, present concerns, and otherwise interact with others with a feeling of comfort and safety. On the negative, it means that cyberbullying, online grooming, and other dangers are harder to deal with. Whisper, a social media app, may be a point of serious concern for parents considering what apps to allow with parental control software.

Whisper: What Parents Should Know

  • Whisper posts are text overlaid on a picture. These are called “secrets” by Whisper but can be anything.
  • Users are theoretically anonymous and can comment anonymously or privately in a quasi-anonymous fashion.
  • It claims 250 million monthly users.
  • You must be 13 or older to use Whisper under their terms of service.

Is Whisper Anonymous?

Whisper has been repeatedly accused of not being as anonymous as it claims to be. First of all, the app collects certain types of data, such as your geolocation, and requests access to features of your phone, such as the camera. It’s legally required to collect this data, yet Whisper only discussed this when pressed, and its marketing materials don’t openly acknowledge this reality.

This means users are easy to find when necessary. A girl who issued a threat to her school on Whisper in 2015 was tracked down using information from the app, and a Canadian man was arrested for luring a teenager to meet him at a location through Whisper. These incidents demonstrate both the dark side of anonymity online and that Whisper isn’t as anonymous as it claims.

The company also has issues regarding protection of user data. In March 2020, the Washington Post discovered that the company had accidentally left a database of user posts and other information available online without a password. This doesn’t seem to have been done nefariously; it appears the company simply failed to properly configure the database. Yet it should give parents pause and will probably make Whisper a no-go on your parental control software.

Video chat.

Should I Let My Teen Use Whisper?

Teens need personal spaces, both physical and emotional, to grow into healthy adults. Some of those spaces may be online, but Whisper probably shouldn’t be one. Your teen needs to understand why.

  • Talk to your teen about why they want to use Whisper. Are their friends using it? Do they find it funny? Do they just want to snoop? You may need to have a conversation about privacy and not mocking others online, in many cases.
  • Have a discussion about the risks of the app and the concerns it raises. Lay out the issues surrounding anonymity on Whisper and your concerns.
  • Discuss other options they can pursue to discuss issues they want to keep private. It may be healthier for them to talk to a counselor online than it is to seek out spaces like Whisper.

This may be a difficult conversation, of course, but safety should be the primary focus.  Parental control software can help you keep teens from dangerous places online. To learn more about Screen Time, try it for free!

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Alive and Kicking: What Parents of Teens Should Know about Kik Messenger

by Screen Time Team on 09/12/2020

Since we wrote our Quick Parental Guide to Kik, the messaging platform has only gotten more popular.  In light of that, we’re going to talk in more detail about the conversations parents could have about Kik and how parental control software can be used.

Kik Messaging: The Basics

  • Available on iOS and Android
  • Users can send text, photos, sketches, videos, weblinks, and use video chat and text message groups
  • Built to be anonymous: does not ask for a phone number and doesn’t store messages outside the app. This makes tracking online predators and inappropriate behavior difficult to track.
  • Has in-app purchases
  • Terms of service ban any user under 13, but kids can easily lie about their age
  • Lacks robust safety tools to protect against predators, hackers, and general online misbehavior

Securing Kik With Software

Whether you’re considering allowing Kik or want to block it entirely, operating system controls, in-app controls, and parental control software are a must for any teen’s phone using Kik.

Operating System Level: Disable in-app purchases, block inappropriate web content, and block access to items such as contacts, location, photos, and so on.

In-app Controls: Kik allows you to both mute inbound messages from people your teen doesn’t know and disable private messaging within groups. Both of these features can be enabled. In addition, you should know the password to access your child’s account to see what people are sending them.

Parental Control Software: On this level, you can block the downloading of Kik, and you may want to consider doing that on other devices your teens can access, limiting use to one device. You can also set a strict schedule for when Kik is allowed and block other features you may prefer teens not to use without your permission.

Teen sitting on the floor looking at her phone.

Safety on Kik

Teens may be interested in Kik for a few reasons, and it may even appeal to parents, especially if they’re struggling to trust larger social networks like Facebook and Instagram. That said, it’s not a good idea to allow teens onto any social platform without a discussion of how to spot risks. 

Parents should also be aware that, according to at least one review, Kik “hides” messages in a way designed to make it difficult for parents to find them.

Online Grooming: Sexual predators will be a risk on any social media service, but Kik’s lack of robust registration features and documentation should be of particular concern for parents, as it allows strangers to contact your teens. Teens should know how to recognize online grooming and to come to you if somebody says or shares something upsetting to them.

Adult Behavior: The sad truth is most adults may not realize a child is on the network and will openly discuss awkward topics, use profanity, and otherwise share information that upsets teens. And teens may enter adult spaces without realizing it.

Fraud: Financial crimes are common on social networks, and Kik collects less evidence than most. Many criminals will manipulate teens to get passwords, credit card numbers, and other information, and malware and other risky apps are commonplace. Teens should learn the basics of spotting fraud and general self-protection, like not clicking links sent by strangers.

Cyberbullying:  Teens should know how to quickly mute, report, and document attempts at cyberbullying. They should also know to come to you to discuss these problems.

Interacting online is always going to be fraught with a degree of risk. Parental control software can help mitigate that risk. To learn more, try it for free!

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ASKfm: Is It Safe for Teens?

by Screen Time Team on 02/12/2020

People are naturally curious about each other; consider how when you first meet someone, you’ll ask them questions like what they do for a living, where they live, where they’re from, and so on. Social networks like Ask.fm have taken that tendency online, which can create risks for teens. And Ask.fm’s checkered history makes it clear why parental control software is a good idea.

What Is Ask.fm?

Ask.fm is a social network based in Latvia founded in 2010 and currently owned by a California venture firm. The social network is restricted to users age 13 and over but has no robust verification tools to prevent younger children from opening accounts. 

It has approximately 215 million registered users, although the base of active users is likely much smaller, and is available on iOS and Android

The main premise of Ask.fm is to ask anonymous questions. That is where the site’s problems begin, as a brief look at controversies and scandals around it shows.

A Brief Chronology of Controversies Around Ask.fm

  • 2013: A British teenager reportedly commits suicide over cyberbullying on the network. The site hires more moderators and enhances reporting and blocking functions.
  • 2014: The site is purchased by IAC, refocusing on safety and firing the original founders over their attitudes towards cyberbullying and user responsibility. Soon after this, BBC News reports on the terrorist group ISIS using the platform to recruit.
  • 2018: The site is relaunched as a “blockchain-based social network” with its own cryptocurrency. A promotional stunt burying hardware containing $50,000 in coins at the summit of Everest ends with a climber lost and presumed dead.
  • 2019: The site launches Leaderboards, featuring the most active users, and tipping, which allows rewarding answers with coins.

The history of the site is essentially an arms race between the worst of the internet and cyberbullying protocols, as its anonymity focus allows bad behavior, and the site is almost constantly chasing down and dealing with one problem or another. Introducing a financial incentive into the mix, despite the currency not exactly thrilling the investing world, is likely going to create new problems.

This is not to dismiss the site totally: For example, it may be useful for teens who need to collect answers to questions for school projects about opinion or design. Yet it has to be used carefully.

Teen lying down looking at her phone.

Using Ask.fm Safely

For teens, Ask.fm should be carefully monitored:

  • The site should be restricted under normal rules in your parental control software.
  • The family should have a conversation about safety and cyberbullying.
  • Kids should look out for signs of aggressive and inappropriate behavior, such as online grooming.
  • Any content, like profile photos, should be carefully moderated to limit giving away information.
  • If being used for a project, a parent should work together with their child to use the site, and then shut down the profile and block the app with parental control software if they’re concerned about content.

Managing social networks is important, as they’re how kids begin to learn how to socialize outside a personal context. Parental control software can help you manage social media so families get the benefits while limiting the risks. To learn more, try it for free!

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Parent’s Guide to Tinder for Teens

by Screen Time Team on 25/11/2020

Technology has changed everything, including dating. Yet, that doesn’t mean teens and online dating mix. Here’s what parents need to know about teens, online dating apps, and parental control software.

Tinder: Quick Facts

  • A dating app where users create profiles and swipe right to acknowledge interest and left to ignore the profile
  • Users who swipe right on each other may exchange messages while those who don’t “match” can’t. Users who match can also share Instagram profiles.
  • The app has an estimated 50 million users, the majority of which are male.
  • Requires registration with a telephone number or Facebook profile.

Wait, Teenagers Can Go On Tinder?

Nope, in fact, teenagers aren’t allowed on Tinder at all. The service has banned anyone under the age of 18. This, of course, raises the question of why teens would be on Tinder in the first place.

While Tinder is seen as a “dating app” by most of the public, many also view it as a way to meet people in a platonic way to find those who share their interests online. It makes sense if you think about it: Tinder is designed to quickly match people based on their interests. While shared interests can be important to a romantic relationship, it’s also important to friendships, so many will use it to meet people that way. 

Usually, profiles will make it clear that friendship is all they’re looking for, but that doesn’t mean people pay attention, or that there aren’t ways to have your privacy breached.

Two people sitting on a park bench looking at their phones.

The distance of an app can also help teens who are delving into romance for the first time. Apps can feel safe, even though they have risks, and flirting with a stranger online can be seen as “practice” for doing it in real life. Online interactions have tools like blocking people, which can feel safer.

Nonetheless, it needs to be added to the block list on your parental control software, and a discussion needs to be had.

Better Strategies For Finding Friends

Part of the transition to adulthood is the reality that as you assume more responsibility and you become a more emotionally complex and thoughtful person. Some friendships will fall away, and forming new ones won’t be as easy as it was in childhood. This is also usually the time of life when people discover meeting others online tied to their interests. So show your kids there’s more than one strategy to find new friends.

  • Encourage them to volunteer, join afterschool activities they’re interested in, or other real-life clubs and activities they can join in.
  • Look for social opportunities in your neighborhood, so everyone can meet the neighbors.
  • Develop rules about interacting with people on message boards and over social media.
  • Lay out how cyberbullying and online grooming can be spotted so kids can protect themselves and report them to you.
  • Don’t force it. You may not be excited your kids form friendships more easily online, but social skills take practice and it’s easier in online spaces where ending a conversation is as simple as logging off.

As teens become adults, they’ll need to work on their social skills. Parental control software can help ease them through that transition. To learn more, sign up!

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Is Houseparty Innocent Fun or Cause for Parental Concern?

by Screen Time Team on 18/11/2020

Video chat apps can help families cross great distances, whether they’re social or physical. And Houseparty has helped to cross that divide, sped along by its association with the popular social game Fortnite. But should parents be adding Houseparty to their parental control software block list?

What Is Houseparty? The Basics

Houseparty is a video chat app developed by Life on Air and owned by Epic Games, creators of Fortnite. It tends to be popular among Fortnite users.

Chats are “invite-only.” Hence, users must be mutual friends to be on a chat. 

The app does not come with public profiles. Instead, users contact each other via username, although names and profile photos are visible. When you open the app, unless you configure it otherwise, it alerts your friends, and only your friends, that you’re “in the house.”

It’s available on iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, and as an extension for the Google Chrome browser. But there are currently no parental controls. 

It also offers simple “party games” like Uno, Heads Up!, and others that can be played by anyone, adding to its popularity.

Are Kids Allowed To Use Houseparty?

In theory, Houseparty users are supposed to be 13 and up. Yet, the app has no verification tools, and as there’s no public-facing profile in the first place, it seems mostly to not be relevant. As it’s a violation of the app’s terms of service, it’s probably best to either have parents sign up for an account kids are allowed to use with the parent in the room.

Of more concern to parents are probably the app’s near-total lack of enforcement mechanisms. While there are the standard tools to report crude and abusive behavior, and blocking or reporting users is relatively simple, there’s nothing beyond that for concerned parents. Similarly, it doesn’t appear that users are forbidden from opening a new account if their old one is blocked.

Another aspect of the app is that unless you “sneak into the house” or disable certain notifications, it instantly alerts your friend’s list that you’re on the app. All that said, the app’s party-game focus makes it worth investigating for families who are coordinating distanced social events, depending on your digital parenting style.

Family using game controllers.

Are There Any Risks to Houseparty?

There was a reported data breach in the app in March 2020, but since the app collects so little data in the first place, the risks seem somewhat minimal, although the standard privacy concerns remain. That said, like any video chat app, Houseparty has its risks. 

Before kids sign up, though, families should take a few steps.

  • Kids should know the signs of cyberbullying and feel comfortable talking to you about it.
  • Profile pictures should be checked carefully for any information families don’t want out there.
  • Family screen time contracts should apply to Houseparty.
  • Kids should only friend people they know in real life on any app.
  • Parental control software should be used to enforce schedules and protect family time.
  • Notifications should be disabled, and chats should be planned in advance.

Maintaining social connections from a distance doesn’t have to be hard for families. With the right rules and the right parental control software, video chat apps like Houseparty can be used safely. To learn more, try it for free!

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IMVU Is Resurging in Popularity, but Is It Safe for Your Teen?

by Screen Time Team on 11/11/2020

While online multiplayer games are enjoying more popularity than ever, they’ve been around for decades. One, in particular, called IMVU, is seeing a return to prominence in 2020. Here’s what you need to know about this unusual mix of a video game and social network, and how to manage it with parental control software.

What Is IMVU?

  • First available in 2004, IMVU is a virtual world that’s probably best seen as a fashion game crossed with a chat app. Users can either design and release or purchase a 3D avatar with various characteristics and features.  
  • You can also buy virtual landscapes and rooms with furniture. These are bought with credits, which can be earned by doing various tasks like peer-reviewing game items or watching ads, or purchased in the game’s menu or via gift cards.
  • In theory, users can make money by developing and releasing fashion items. This is fairly unlikely, however, for most users.
  • The game currently has about six million users, at varying levels of engagement, and is largely a place to hang out for users, with no real “goals” or other gamification features. The focus is really on social engagement and chatting, although users can do things like dance, as well.
  • IMVU is available on web browsers, Android devices, and iOS devices.
  • The game has its own economy, and items run from .99 to $199.99 in actual currency.

Should Parents Be Concerned About IMVU?

Teen sitting at a desk with headphones and mic.

IMVU is something of a Wild West where everything is for sale. 

It does, however, send some rather clear signals that it’s not really for kids, even though anyone 13 and up can sign up for an account with the service. 

For example, players can verify their ages, provided they buy a token, and send a photo of their ID and a selfie of themselves holding it to the company. Adults 18 and over can buy an “Access Pass” that lets them into exclusive rooms and spaces, as well.

If kids want to be on the service, set a few rules and precautions in place.

  • Use operating system level parental controls to block in-app purchases, and use parental control software to limit both purchases and downloads while setting a strict schedule.
  • Set times kids can use the software, as part of the larger screen time rules your family sets up.
  • Discuss cyberbullying, misbehavior, and other issues with your kids in detail before they begin using the app. They should also understand online grooming and identity theft, and what to do in order to avoid and report it.
  • Talk with them regularly about what they’re doing in the app. If they want to purchase something, use it as an opportunity to get engaged, scroll through the items, and talk about which ones they want and why.

Managing social chat apps like IMVU can be a challenge, especially when they involve in-app purchases and global audiences. Parental control software can help manage it. To learn more, try it for free!

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The BIGO Live App: Is It Safe for Kids?

by Screen Time Team on 28/10/2020

Livestreaming is becoming more popular, as TikTok, Instagram Reels, and other video-based social media become more accepted and commonplace. Parents, however, need to keep an eye out for lesser-known apps that may be a problem to filter through parental control software, and BIGO Live is one of them.

What Is BIGO Live?

BIGO Live is a livestreaming app similar to Twitch, based out of Singapore and owned by a Chinese technology company. Its content is primarily sorted into two categories; online gaming, where people play video games to entertain others, and “showbiz,” which largely falls into livestreams of people who are famous in Asia. The app is popular in Asia, and not as common in the West, but parents may still find their kids using it for various reasons, such as popular games being played on there.

It’s unusual in that users can give streamers currency called “beans,” which are bought through the app and translate to roughly 210 “beans” on the US dollar. Oddly, the site doesn’t make it particularly clear how the beans system works, which is a major warning flag for any in-app purchase.

Young teen looking at a tablet while sitting on a cushion.

Are There Risks With BIGO Live?

BIGO Live, when it’s appeared on the news, hasn’t done much to settle parents’ minds. The app has the dubious distinction of being banned by both India and Pakistan over claims of security issues and immorality. Just what that means, in particular, is less clear than you might think; it’s believed the bans are more about politics than content. Yet, understandably, this should worry parents.

As for the more prosaic concerns, if you browse the app’s website, what you find is about what you’d expect from a livestream app aimed largely at young adults. The content may be a judgment call to at least some degree for parents. At the same time, a point of concern is the seeming lack of parental controls.

Should Kids Be On BIGO Live?

While not seeming actively malicious, BIGO Live is clearly not intended for kids. Teenagers may be fine on there, but you should lay some ground rules.

  • Stay off the app’s currency, and don’t give money to anyone on the app. This feature should be blocked with parental control software.
  • Sit down with your teen and look at the streams they want to view to be sure there’s no content they’re not ready for.
  • Make a list of games that are OK to stream. If they want to use the app, and set rules around streaming, what content can be shown, and what they can say, like any other online gaming platform.
  • Check-in regularly with them and make sure that they’re not being harassed or threatened on the platform.
  • Set days and times they can stream, such as no streaming until homework’s done.

Game streaming can be fun for kids, but it needs to be balanced with other needs. Parental control software can help you keep that balance, and block objectionable content. To learn more, try it for free!

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