Cyber Expert Reviewer:
Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021
Snapchat is a popular social media platform where time-limited (i.e. 'self-destructing') photos and videos are shared with friends and the public. The disappearing nature of the content has meant that this app is one of the main apps used for sexting by young people. Young kids also tend to push the boundaries by sending inappropriate snaps and challenges, because parents are unlikely to see the communication. Snapchat's location tracking can also be dangerous. It provides others with pinpoint map locations for your child, it allows them to see videos and images from anyone nearby. Snapchat is also a great advertising place for Influencers and adult entertainment stars, who display their videos on the public area trying to get views
1. When opening the app, tap left side profile picture
2. In the top right hand corner, click on the Settings button (the gear)
3. Under the 'Who Can...' section, set everything to 'My Friends'
4 . Click on 'See me in Quick Add' and turn off
1. Launch the app, and pinch the screen top open Snap Maps
3. Under the 'Who Can...' section, click on 'See My Location'
4. Turn on 'Ghost Mode