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Snapchat is a vibrant digital playground, introducing disappearing messages and friendly AI chats. However, amidst all the fun, it’s essential to remember that the app comes with its share of risks. Parents need to ensure safety by setting boundaries, understanding the platform’s features and privacy settings, and promoting open conversations about responsible usage.


Quick trends

Snap Generation

Snapchat isn’t just a fad, it’s a generation-defining platform. As of 2021, Snapchat was estimated to have around 17 million users in the UK alone, that’s nearly 25% of the population! The app isn’t just popular, it’s a part of daily life.

Youthful Appeal

Snapchat’s quick, visual format has made it especially popular among younger people. A staggering 90% of all 13-24 year-olds and 75% of all 13-34 year-olds in the UK use Snapchat. That’s a trend that shows no signs of slowing!

Safety Matters

However, the platform’s popularity, especially among young users, has led to safety concerns. Data breaches, cyberbullying, and harmful content are real issues. Snap Inc. is fighting back with safety features and guidelines, but it’s also on us to be responsible Snappers.

Risks of using Snapchat

👻 1. Ghost Trails: Friends or Foes on the Map?

👁️ 2. Story Overexposure: Are We Living for the 'Likes'?

🤖 3. Relying on Robo-Buddies: Is AI Becoming the New BFF?

🌞 4. Celestial Friendships: Are We Closer to the Sun?

🔍 5. Tracking Troubles: Innocent Feature or Dangerous Tool?

🎯 6. Dangerous Requests: When Strangers Ask for Pictures

🎁 7. Beware of Freebies: No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

🎮 8. Snap-addiction: The Pull of Digital Rewards

🔞 9. Inappropriate Content: Just a Swipe Away

Safeguarding Practices

🔍 1. Handle Ghost Trails with Care

📚 2. Familiarise Yourself with Snapchat

🤖 3. Regulating 'My AI'

👥 4. Share with Friends, Not with Strangers

⚙️ 5. Security Settings: The Guardian Angel

🗣️ 6. Keep the Communication Lines Open

💭 7. Think Twice, Share Once

🔏 8. Keep Personal Information Personal

🔒 9. Privacy First: Your Best Digital Shield

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Snapchat Privacy Settings

Privacy Center: This guide from Snapchat helps users understand and control their privacy settings to ensure a secure experience.

Snapchat's Safety Center

Snapchat's Safety Center is a hub for information about the platform’s safety features, including data privacy, security, and community guidelines.

Cyberbullying and Snapchat

This guide provides information on how to report a safety concern or instances of cyberbullying on Snapchat.

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